First record of spotted chub mackerel Scomber australasicus Cuvier (scombridae : pisces) off Vizhinjam, Southwest Coast of India

Gopakumar, G and Sarma, P S Sadasiva and Thomas, K T (1993) First record of spotted chub mackerel Scomber australasicus Cuvier (scombridae : pisces) off Vizhinjam, Southwest Coast of India. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 35 (1&2). pp. 227-229.

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Abstract

The occurrence of spotted chub mackerel Scomber australaslcus Cuvier, 1831 off Vizhinjam, southwest coast of India is reported. This is the first record of the species from the Indian Coast. The diagnostic characters, description, distinguishing characters from the other closely related species and distribution of this species are briefly given.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:spotted chub mackerel; Scober austrasicus
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries > Mackerel fishery
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:801
Deposited By:Edwin Joseph
Deposited On:02 Jun 2010 14:47
Last Modified:11 Jul 2014 11:55

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