Richardsonichthys leucogaster   (Richardson,  1848) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Image copyrights: CSIRO

Max. size: 10.0 cm TL

Recognized by the large rounded head and deeply incised membranes of the spinous part of the dorsal fin.

Synonym (s)
Apistes leucogaster Richardson, 1848
(Senior synonym)
Tetraroge leucogaster (Richardson, 1848)
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Reef Associated, Coastal


• Tamil Nadu, Porto Novo (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.77) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, DVS (2005) Comprehensive review of the records of the biota of the Indian Seas and the introduction of non-indigenous species Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. 15(2) 117-146 Available at -
  • Ramanathan, N; Bhagyalakshmi, S and Ramaiyan, V Richardsonichthys leucogaster (Rich) (Pisces: Scorpaenidae) a new distributional record for Indian seas Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India 16 306-308
  • 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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