Notes on Fishes in the Indian Museum.XLVII. Revision of the glyptosternoid fishes of the family sisoridae with description of new genera and species

Hora, S L and Silas, E G (1952) Notes on Fishes in the Indian Museum.XLVII. Revision of the glyptosternoid fishes of the family sisoridae with description of new genera and species. Records of the Indian museum, 49 (1). pp. 5-30.

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Abstract

In 1922, while discussing the structural modifications of the fish of mountain torrents, in a foot note, one of us' suggested certain nomenclatonal changes in the Glyptosternoid gronp of the Sisorid fishes, and therehy restricted the use of the generic name Glyptostemum McClelland to the species in which " the first ray of the pectoral and ventral fins soft and pinnate, giving off soft pointed cartilaginous rays along the anterior margin ; which are enveloped in the membrane of the fin".

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:glyptosternoid fishes; sisoridae
Subjects:Demersal Fishes
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
ID Code:6927
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:13 Jan 2011 09:27
Last Modified:08 Jan 2013 14:00

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