Note on Cristiceps Halei Day, 1888 (Pisces: Clinidae) A Junior synonym of Springeratus xanthosoma (Bleeker), 1857

Lal Mohan, R S (1975) Note on Cristiceps Halei Day, 1888 (Pisces: Clinidae) A Junior synonym of Springeratus xanthosoma (Bleeker), 1857. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society , 71 (2). pp. 312-315.

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Abstract

Bleeker (1857) first described CUnus xanthosoma from Java. Later Gunther (1861), Herre (1936, 1939, 1953) and de Beaufort (1951) described it as Cristiceps xanthosoma from East Indies and Philippines. Day (1888) recorded a new clinid fish Cristiceps halei from Colombo. Since' Day (1889) C. halei has' not been recorded and the type specimen of the species is also not traceable.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Cristiceps Halei Day; Pisces; Clinidae; Springeratus xanthosoma
Subjects:Demersal Fishes
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:8288
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:21 Apr 2011 12:27
Last Modified:21 Apr 2011 12:27

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