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
ID Code:7235
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:01 Feb 2011 16:58
Last Modified:01 Feb 2011 16:58

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