On the occurrence of the deepsea snake fish, Acanthocepola limbata (Cuvier) (Pisces: Cepolidae) In Karwar waters

Kulkarni, G M and Balasubramanian, T S (1978) On the occurrence of the deepsea snake fish, Acanthocepola limbata (Cuvier) (Pisces: Cepolidae) In Karwar waters. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 25 (1&2). pp. 243-245.

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Abstract

Deep sea snake fishes are common in the coastal waters of the eastern Atlantic, and widespread but rare in the central Indo-Pacific (Smith, 1949). Few of these have been recorded from Indian waters (Day, 1889). Mukkaram collected a specimen of Cepola abbreviata Cuvier [= Acanthocepola abbreviata (Cuvier)] measuring 95 mm total length (Regional centre of C.M.F.R. Institute, Mandapam Camp Reference collection No. 171|471) from the landings along the Orissa coast.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: snake fish, Acanthocepola limbata; Pisces; Cepolidae; Karwar
Subjects: Demersal Fishes
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2010 11:06
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:08
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/771

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