Dipterygonotus balteatus   Valenciennes,  1830 (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Caesionidae

Description
Max. size: 14 cm

Synonym (s)
Dipterygonotus leucogrammicus (Bleeker, 1849)
Dipterygonotus gruveli Chabanaud, 1924 a

Common Name (s)
• Mottled Fusilier (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Marketed fresh, important live bait in tuna fishery)

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Reef Associated
Prey:  Zooplankton

Biogeography


• MYANMAR
• Lakshadweep (Lat: 10.5) (Long: 73) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Jones, S (1962) A preliminary survey of the common tuna bait fishes of Minicoy and their distribution in the Laccadive Archipelago Symposium on Scombroid fishes, Part -2 Marine Biological Association of India (Part 2) 643-680 Available at - NIO RC, Kochi
  • Tun, MT (2001) Marine fishes of Myanmar (pelagic and demersal) U Than Tun, Director-General, Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries, Myanmar 276 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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:2010-04-15

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