First occurrence of yellow boxfish, Ostracion cubicus Linnaeus, 1758 (Tetraodontiformes: Ostraciidae) from Gulf of Mannar

Kannan, K and Ranjith, L and Suresh Kumar, K and Sathakathullah, S M and John James, K and Paul Pandian, A L and Madan, M S (2013) First occurrence of yellow boxfish, Ostracion cubicus Linnaeus, 1758 (Tetraodontiformes: Ostraciidae) from Gulf of Mannar. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (217). p. 11.

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    Abstract

    On 8th July, 2013 a single specimen of Ostracion cubicus (Fig.1) measuring total length 176 mm with a weight of 200 g was collected from a commercial trawler, operated at a depth 20 m, 25 km north-west off Tuticorin, southeast coast of India. Methods for measurements and counts followed Matsuura and Yamakawa (1982).

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: First occurrence; yellow boxfish; Ostracion cubicus Linnaeus; Gulf of Mannar
    Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Fish Taxonomy
    Divisions: CMFRI-Tuticorin
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2013 10:01
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:56
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/9612

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