Synopsis of biological data on Oriental bonito Sarda orientalis (Temminck and Schlegel) 1842 (Indian Ocean)

Silas, E G (1963) Synopsis of biological data on Oriental bonito Sarda orientalis (Temminck and Schlegel) 1842 (Indian Ocean). FAO Fisheries Biology Synopsis No. 73 Species Synopsis No. 30. pp. 834-861.

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Abstract

Body elongate, but rather short and compressed in young specimens. Scales minute, and a small corselet more or less distinct. The caudal keel is thick and naked. Teeth in both jaws are large, compressed, strongly curved inward but not trenchant . Near the anterior end of the lower jaw, the row of teeth is is bent inwards and approaches the symphysis. The vomer is toothless, but a Single row of rather strong curved teeth on the palatines

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Synopsis; biological data; Oriental bonito; Sarda orientalis; Indian Ocean
Subjects: Demersal Fishes > Tunas
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2011 11:28
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:42
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/7235

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