First record of Silver moony, Monodactylus argenteus (Linnaeus, 1758) from Visakhapatnam, Andhrapradesh

Behera, Pralaya Ranjan and Das, Madhumita and Uma Mahesh, V and Ghosh, Shubhadeep and Krishna, Jonna (2013) First record of Silver moony, Monodactylus argenteus (Linnaeus, 1758) from Visakhapatnam, Andhrapradesh. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (217). pp. 11-12.

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    Abstract

    A specimen of Monodactylus argenteus (Fig. 1) was collected from the commercial trawler at Visakhapatnam fishing harbour on 6th August 2013. After detailed morphological examination, the specimen was fixed with 5% formalin and deposited at the marine fish museum of VRC of CMFRI, Visakhapatnam. The morphometric measurements were taken to the nearest mm and the specimen identified as M. argenteus is the first report on its occurrence along Visakhapatnam, east coast of India

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: First record; Silver moony; Monodactylus argenteus; Visakhapatnam; Andhrapradesh
    Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Fish Taxonomy
    Divisions: CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2013 10:00
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:56
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/9613

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