Sillago parvisquamis   Gill,  1861 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Sillaginidae

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Description
Size: 30.0 cm SL (male/unsexed).

Color: Body is pale brown to dull brown above, lighter below, a faint mid-lateral stripe usually present. Dorsal fins dusky terminally with five or six rows of dusky spots on second dorsal fin membranes, other fins hyaline.

Swim bladder with two posterior extensions. Dorsal spines (total): 13-14, Dorsal soft rays (total): 20-22, Anal spines: 2, Anal soft rays: 22-24, Vertebrae: 39-40.

Dioecious, external fertilization, non-guarders, open water or substratum egg scatterers.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Small-scale sillago (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Fisheries)

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal
Trophic Level:  Secondary Consumer
Prey:  Zoobenthos

Biogeography


• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Ghosh, AK (1982) Fauna of India and the adjacent countries: Homoptera: Aphidoidea (Lachninae) ZSI 2 167 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2010-05-25

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