Nazar, A K A and Dharani, G and Rao, D V and Santhanakumar, J and Saravanane, N (2011) New record of pearl fish Onuxodon margaritiferae (Rendahl, 1921) from Andaman Islands. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 58 (2). pp. 141-143.
This study reports the occurrence of the pearl fish Onuxodon margaritiferae (Rendahl, 1921) for the first time from Andaman waters, inhabiting the mantle cavity of the oyster Pteria penguin. This species is known so far from Western Australia and Philippines. The present report extends the distributional range of O. margaritiferae beyond Australian waters to Andaman waters.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Andamans; Carapidae; Commensal; New record; Pearl fish|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||07 Jul 2011 17:51|
|Last Modified:||26 May 2012 15:11|
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