Regalecus russelii   (Cuvier,  1816) (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Lampridiformes
Family:Regalecidae

Image copyrights: T. Suzuki

Description
Size: 540 cm SL.

Pelvic fin with a single elongated ray and with more than 3 membranous appendages, caudal fin small, reduced. Dorsal spines (total): 0 - 0, Dorsal soft rays (total): 351 - 371, Anal spines: 0, Anal soft rays: 0.

Synonym (s)
Regalecus russellii (Cuvier, 1816)
(senior synonym)
Gymnetrus russelii Cuvier, 1816
(senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic

Biogeography


• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam (Lat: 17.72) (Long: 83.33) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Majumdar, N (1984) On a collection of birds from Adilabad district, Andhra Pradesh Occasional paper no 65 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 23012 Available at - ZSI, 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:2010-05-10

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