Thrissocles malabaricus   (Bloch,  1795) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Clupeiformes
Family:Engraulidae

Description

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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Prey:  penaeid prawns such as The common species observed were Parapenceopsis stylifera, Penceus indicus and Metapenceus dobsoni., polychaetes, copepods, Acetes, decapod larvae and Lucifer, amphipods such as Cheiriphotis megacheles, Hippa, larval bivalves, Squilla, crab megalopa, etc

Biogeography


• Kerala, Off Calicut INDIA (Record: 1948-1953) (Depth: 3.65-14.63 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Venkataraman, G (1960) Studies on the food and feeding relationships of the inshore fishes off Calicut on the Malabar coast Indian Journal of Fisheries Indian Council of Agricultural Research 7 (2) 275-306 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1898/1/Article_03.pdf

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