Chlorophthalmus bicornis   Norman,  1939 (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Aulopiformes
Family:Chlorophthalmidae

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Description
Size: 15.0 cm TL

Dorsal spines (total): 11; Anal spines: 1

Maturation continuous process as indicated by the regular occurrence of mature fishes. The species is a multiple spawner.


Synonym (s)
Chlorophthalmus bicornis Norman, 1939
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
• Green Eyes (English)
• Spotted Greeneye
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Bentho Pelagic, Demersal, Muddy, Coastal
Prey:  Crustaceans, squids and myctophids

Biogeography


• Southwest Coast INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -218 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 8.61) (Long: 75.65) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -320 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 8.66) (Long: 75.53) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -305 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 8.7) (Long: 75.65) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -300 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 8.7) (Long: 75.72) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -332 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 8.86) (Long: 75.83) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -330 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 8.9) (Long: 75.55) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -335 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 9) (Long: 75.8) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -330 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 9.06) (Long: 75.83) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -330 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 9.08) (Long: 75.66) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -350 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 9.18) (Long: 75.85) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -285 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 9.23) (Long: 75.78) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -365 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 9.25) (Long: 75.68) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -400 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 9.31) (Long: 75.78) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -315 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 9.46) (Long: 75.7) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -330 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 9.56) (Long: 75.63) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -319 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 9.63) (Long: 75.6) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -330 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 10.38) (Long: 75.46) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -300 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 10.41) (Long: 75.43) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -309 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 10.65) (Long: 75.3) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -320 mts)
• Southwest Coast (Lat: 11.33) (Long: 74.81) INDIA (Record: 06/1999-02/2002) (Depth: -240 mts)
• Kerala INDIA
• Kerala, Off Ponnani INDIA (Depth: 310.896 mts)
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA
• INDIA
• West Coast INDIA (Record: 1998-2000) (Depth: 201-500 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Kurup, BM; Thomas, J and Venu, S (2005) Distribution and biology of Chlorophthalmus bicornis Norman, beyond 250m depth off the south west coast in the Indian EEZ Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 47(1) 57-62 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
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org
  • Fischer, W and Bianchi, G (Eds.) (1984) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Western Indian Ocean; (Fishing area 51). FAO, Rome 1 Available at - http://www.fao.org/docrep/009/ad468e/ad468e00.HTM#Contents
  • Bijukumar, A and Deepthi, GR (2009) Mean trophic index of fish fauna associated with trawl bycatch of Kerala, southwest coast of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 51(2) 145 - 154 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Tholasilingam, T; Venkataraman, G and Krishna Kartha, KN (1964) On some Bathypelagic fishes taken from the Continental slope off the South West Coast of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Central Marine Fisheries Research Sub-Station, Ernakulam 6(2) 268-284 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1470/1/Tholasilingam_268-284.pdf
  • Jayasankar, P; Pillai, NGK; Rajagopalan, M and Sobhana, KS (2007) Night fishing for oceanic tunas at Vishakhapatnam CMFRI newsletter Modayil, MJ 113 1-11 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/6455/
  • Pillai, PKM and Augustine, SK (2000) A code list of common marine living resources of the Indian seas CMFRI Special Publication No.12 CMFRI 1-115 Available at - eprints.cmfri.org.in/3975/1/Special_Publication_No_12_Revised.pdf
  • Venu, S and Kurup, BM (2002) Distribution and abundance of deep sea fishes along the west coast of India Fishery Technology Society of Fisheries Technologists 39(1) 20-26 Available at - NIO, Goa

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