Pristotis obtusirostris   (Gunther,  1862) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Image copyrights: CSIRO

Size: 14.0 cm TL

Dorsal spines (total): 13-13, Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-13, Anal spines: 2, Anal soft rays: 12-14.

Synonym (s)
Chromis virescens Ogilby, 1922
(junior synonym)
Daya jerdoni (Day, 1873)
(junior synonym)
Daya jerdoni fusca McCulloch, 1921
(junior synonym)
Pomacentrus dolii Macleay, 1881
(junior synonym)
Pomacentrus jerdoni Day, 1873
(junior synonym)
Pomacentrus obtusirostris Gunther, 1862
(senior synonym)
Pristotis jerdoni (Day, 1873)
(junior synonym)
Pristotis judithae Tyler, 1966
(junior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Subsistence fisheries, aquarium)

Habitat:  Reef Associated
Trophic Level:  Secondary Consumer
Prey:  Benthic crustaceans (crabs, shrimps)


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) 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
  • Allen, GR and Mohammed, A (2003) Coral Reef Fishes of Indonesia Zoological Studies 42(1) 26299 Available at - Digital Information Resource Center, Pune.
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

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