Tetrodon fluviatilis [Status Unaccepted]   Hamilton & Buchanan  (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Pisces

Color: Greenish-olive superiorly, becoming white along the sides and below.

Length of the head equals its distance from the base of the dorsal fin. Eyes are rather large. Interorbital space is broad and slight convex. Teeth are of about the same size in both jaws. Dorsal fin is situated in the last third of the distance between the eye and base of caudal fin. Caudal fin is truncated, its length being one-fourth of the total. Spines are with two roots, widely seperated, concealed in the skin and extending from the hind edge of the eyes to the base of the dorsal fin. Spines are also present over cheeks and abdomen as far as the vent.

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• Maharashtra, Colaba (Lat: 18.92) (Long: 72.82) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (1998) Marine crabs of India National Institute of Oceanography Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Biswas, KP (2009) Fishes around Indian Ocean Muraenidae-Eel Daya publishing house Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

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