Taractichthys longipinnis   (Lowe,  1843) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Bramidae

Description
Max length : 100.0 cm SL male

Color: Grey or silvery in color, with coppery reflections

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 33 - 38; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 27 - 30.

Synonym (s)
Taractes longipinnis (Lowe, 1843)
(Senior synonym)
Brama longipinnis (Lowe, 1843)
(Senior synonym)
Brama princeps Johnson, 1863
(Junior synonym)
Lepidotus princeps (Johnson, 1863)
(Junior synonym)
Taractes asper (non Lowe, 1843)
(Misapplied Name)
Taractes princeps (Johnson, 1863)
(Junior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Fisheries)

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic

Biogeography


• Arabian Sea
• Bay of Bengal

Literature Source(s)
  • Nair, KNV; Sivaji, V and Somvanshi, VS (1995) Two new records of bramid deepwater oceanic pomfrets, Taractichthys longipinnis (Lowe, 1843) and Taractes rubescens (Jordan and Evermann, 1887) from the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal Occasional Papers of Fishery Survey of India 8 Available at - ZOOR:ZOOR13400061618
  • 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:2010-04-13

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