Benthosema fibulatum   (Gilbert & Cramer,  1897) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii


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Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Pelagic, Open Sea


• Arabian Sea INDIA
• Arabian Sea INDIA (Record: 1994-1997)

Literature Source(s)
  • Hussain, SM Brief report on biodiversity in the coastal areas of Pakistan p 113
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at -
  • Harris, SA; Cyrus, DP and Forbes, AT (1995) The larval fish assemblage at the mouth of the Kosi estuary, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa South African Journal of Marine Science 16 351-364 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Hussain, SM (1992) The reproductive biology of the lantern fish Benthosema fibulatum from the northern Arabian Sea Fisheries Research (Amsterdam) 13 (4) 381-393 Available at - Zoological Records
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Sealifebase Available at -
  • Karuppaswamy, PK; Muraleedharan, KR; Dineshkumar, PK and Nair, M (2009) Distribution of mesopelagic micronekton in the Arabian Sea during the winter monsoon Indian Journal of Marine Sciences NISCAIR 39(2) 227-237 Available at -
  • Nair, KKC; Madhupratap, M; Gopalakrishnan, TC; Haridas, P and Gauns, M (1999) The Arabian Sea: Physical environment, zooplankton and myctophid abundance Indian Journal of Marine Sciences Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi 28 138-145 Available at -

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