First record of Pomadasys furcatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) from Saurashtra coast of Gujarat

Dash, Gyanaranjan and Dash, Swatipriyanka Sen and Sreenath, K R and Koya, Mohammed and Mojjada, Suresh Kumar and Bharadiya Sangita, A and Kiran, K (2013) First record of Pomadasys furcatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) from Saurashtra coast of Gujarat. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical & Extension Series (216). pp. 23-24.

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    Abstract

    A single specimen of the Banded grunt, Pomadasys furcatus (Schneider, 1801) belonging to the family Haemulidae was collected at Bhidiya near Veraval landing centre on 22nd December, 2012. The fish was caught by a single day boat locally called as “Hodi” operated at a depth of 10-20 m near Veraval. The fish was 33.3 cm long and weighed 608 g. It is mainly a tropical reef associated fish distributed in Indo-west Pacific region. Earlier the fish has been reported from Andaman and Nicobar islands of India. Though known to be distributed in the Western Indian Ocean, hitherto it has not been reported from Gujarat.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: First record; Pomadasys furcatus; Saurashtra coast; Gujarat
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
    Divisions: CMFRI-Veraval
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2013 04:43
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:55
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/9494

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