Gymnapistes niger     (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Scorpaeniformes
Family:Tetrarogidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Apistus (Prosopodasys) niger Day 1870

Common Name (s)
• Black Smooth Sting Fish (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA (Record: 2003)
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 2003)
• Tamil Nadu, Pulicat Lake INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Herre, AWCT (1938) A list of the fishes known from the Andaman Islands Memoirs of the Indian Museum The Manager of Publications, Delhi 13 331-403 Available at - NIO, RC, Kochi
  • Hussain, SM Brief report on biodiversity in the coastal areas of Pakistan p 113
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in
  • Raj, PJS (2006) Macro fauna of Pulicat lake NBA bulletin No.6 NBA Available at - http://www.nbaindia.org/docs/bulletin6-pulicatlake.pdf

Page last updated on:2011-03-07

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