Tauredophidium hextii   Alcock,  1890 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Ophidiiformes
Family:Ophidiidae

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Description
Size: 10.5 cm SL.

Dorsal soft rays (total): 72 - 75; Anal soft rays: 64 - 65; Vertebrae: 55 - 57.

Reproductive strategy possibly similar to other members of this family featuring oviparity, with oval pelagic eggs floating in a gelatinous mass.

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Ecology

Biogeography


• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• Orissa, Off Ganjam Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Alcock, A (1994) A descriptive catalogue of the Indian deep sea fishes in the Indian museum Oxford and IBH Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd.,New Delhi 1-211 Available at - CMFRI Library, Cochin- 682018
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org

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