First record of bandfish, Acanthocepola limbata (Valencienness, 1835) from Malabar region

Manojkumar, P P and Pavithran, P P (2011) First record of bandfish, Acanthocepola limbata (Valencienness, 1835) from Malabar region. Marine Fisheries Information Service (208). p. 16.

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Abstract

The family Cepolidae comprises of 23 species of fish in five genera, all of which are found in eastern Atlantic and wide spread in central Indo-Pacific. The species Acanthocepola limbata (Valencienness, 1835) is a meso bathypelagic species distributed circumglobally. In the Indian waters, it has been recorded from Karwar (Kulkarni and Balasubramanian, 1978).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: First record; bandfish; Acanthocepola limbata; Malabar region
Subjects: Demersal Fishes
Divisions: CMFRI-Kozhikode
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2012 10:51
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:52
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8889

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