First record of the anthiine fish, Meganthias filiferus (Perciformes: Serranidae) from Indian waters

Akhilesh, K V and Pillai, N G K and Ganga, U and Bineesh, K K and Rajool Shanis, C P and Manjebrayakath, Hashim (2009) First record of the anthiine fish, Meganthias filiferus (Perciformes: Serranidae) from Indian waters. Marine Biodiversity Records, 2 (e113). pp. 1-2.

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Abstract

The present paper reports the first record of occurrence in the Arabian Sea and extension of distribution of Meganthias filiferus from the Thailand coast of the eastern Indian Ocean. A single specimen measuring 211 mm SL was collected from a commercial trawler operating in the Arabian Sea off the south-western coast of India during August 2008. The two known specimens of this rare species are compared

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:First record; anthiine fish; Meganthias filiferus; Perciformes; Serranidae; Indian waters
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries > Pelagic Fishes
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:8798
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:16 Dec 2011 10:13
Last Modified:28 Dec 2013 10:38

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