Koya, K P Said and Akhilesh, K V and Bineesh, K K (2011) New record of Titan cardinalfish, Holapogon maximus (Apogonidae) along the south-west coast of India. Marine Biodiversity Records,, 4 (e36). pp. 1-2.
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Apogonidae (cardinalfish), a speciose marine family, has about 23 genera and 347 valid species. Mostly shallow water inhabitants of pan tropical/subtropical marine environments, a few are found in brackish and freshwater environments (Nelson, 2006; Fraser & Allen, 2010; Froese & Pauly, 2010). Apogonid fish are usually smaller in size (,100 mm, total length) but a few species of genus, Apogon, Holapogon, Apogonichthyoides, Cheilodipterus, Glossamia and Pseudamia grow to larger sizes (Fraser, 1973; Froese & Pauly, 2010).
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||new record; Titan cardinalfish; Holapogon maximus; Apogonidae; south-west coast; India; distribution and extension|
|Subjects:||Pelagic Fisheries > Pelagic Fishes|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||14 Dec 2011 22:29|
|Last Modified:||14 Dec 2011 22:29|
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