Kartha, K N Rasachandra (1971) Description of a bathypelagic fish, Lestidium blanci sp. nov. (Family Paralepididae) from the Arabian Sea. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 12 (1&2). pp. 146-150.
During a routine research cruise of R.V. Varuna on 6-8-1965 to the Cochin- Cape Comorin section of the Arabian sea, three specimens of the genus Lestidium were taken along with several other bathypelagic fishes from a bottom trawl net operated at 370 metres. This haul was made at 17.00 hours at a place (Lat. 8° 45'N, Long. 75° 50'E) about 95 km off Quilon. These specimens markedly differ from all the known species of the Genus Lestidium, and are described here as Lestidium blanci sp. nov.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Lestidium blanci; Paralepididae; bathypelagic; Arabian Sea|
|Subjects:||Fish and Fisheries > Fish Taxonomy
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity|
|Depositing User:||Dr. V Mohan|
|Date Deposited:||04 Jun 2010 12:12|
|Last Modified:||09 Sep 2015 15:09|
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