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
ID Code:8889
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:17 Mar 2012 16:21
Last Modified:17 Mar 2012 16:21

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