Rare occurrence of the oilfish Ruvettus pretiosus along Chennai coast

Mohan, S and Rajan, S and Rajapackiam, S (2011) Rare occurrence of the oilfish Ruvettus pretiosus along Chennai coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service (207). p. 38.

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Abstract

The oil fish, Ruvettus pretiosus (Cocco, 1833) has a distribution in Mediterranean Sea; Antalaya Bay and also seem to have a wide distribution in tropical and temperate seas of the world. The occurrence of this species is not so far reported from Chennai coast but, Lepidocybium flavobrunneum and Ruvettus pretiosus belonging to the family Gempylidae have been reported from large meshed gillnets along Tuticorin coast in the Gulf of Mannar during 2004-2006 by Balasubrmanian (2007).

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Rare occurrence; oilfish; Ruvettus pretiosus; Chennai coast
Subjects:Demersal Fishes
Marine Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
ID Code:8876
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:07 Mar 2012 09:44
Last Modified:07 Mar 2012 09:44

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