Gnathanodon speciosus (Forsskål, 1775)

Ranjan, Ritesh (2017) Gnathanodon speciosus (Forsskål, 1775). In: Prioritized Species for Mariculture in India. ICAR - Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 43-48. ISBN 978-93-82263-14-2

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    Body is compressed and oblong; lips noticeably papillose and upper jaw strongly protractile. Eye diameter smaller than snout length; upper jaw without teeth; lower jaw with a few feeble teeth in young (smaller than 10 cm fork length) and absent in adults. Gill rakers (including rudiments) present are 7 to 9 upper, 19 to 22 lower and 27 to 30 on first gill arch. Two separate dorsal fins, the first with 7 spines, the second with 1 spine and 18-20 soft rays; anal fin with 2 detached spines followed by 1 spine and 15-17 soft rays; lobe of second dorsal fin shorter than head length.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Mariculture
    Pelagic Fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture Division
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture Division
    CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture Division
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture Division

    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2021 06:06
    Last Modified: 15 Mar 2023 06:44

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