First record of Parapercis clathrata (Perciformes: Pinguipedidae) from Indian waters

Kannan, K and Prabhu, K and Arumugam, G and Sathakathullah, S M (2012) First record of Parapercis clathrata (Perciformes: Pinguipedidae) from Indian waters. Marine Biodiversity Records, 5 (54). pp. 1-3.


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    A single specimen of latticed sandperch, Parapercis clathrata measuring 163 mm total lenth was caught in a trawler off Tuticorin, south-east coast of India in February 2010. Morphometric and meristic characters of the recorded specimen are described. This record constitutes the first occurrence of the species in Indian waters and a substantial westward extension of its known geographical distribution.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Parapercis clathrata; Pinguipedidae; latticed sand perch; Indian Ocean and Tuticorin
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Fish landing > New record
    Demersal Fishes > Perch fishes
    Divisions: CMFRI-Tuticorin
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2013 07:55
    Last Modified: 06 Dec 2022 08:21

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