Rhinopias eschmeyeri Condé, 1977 (Family Scorpaenidae) - a new record from Indian waters

Varghese, Molly (2011) Rhinopias eschmeyeri Condé, 1977 (Family Scorpaenidae) - a new record from Indian waters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 53 (1). pp. 89-93.

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Abstract

The Eschmeyer's scorpionfish, Rhinopias eschmeyeri is reported for the first time from the Indian waters. Two specimens of this species were collected from trawlers operated in Gulf of Mannar, southeast coast of India, during November, 2009. Comparison of morphometric and other characters with the holotype and other reported specimens confirm the identification.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Rhinopias eschmeyeri; first record; Scorpaenidae
Subjects:Demersal Fishes
Aquaculture > Ornamental Fishes
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:8708
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:30 Aug 2011 16:54
Last Modified:30 Aug 2011 16:54

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