Taenioides eruptionis   (Bleeker)  1849 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Image copyrights: Government of India

Size: 340 mm.

Color: Fins greenish, belly lighter.

Body elongate, compressed, height 15-24 in total length. Head obtuse, a little compressed, 10-12 in total length. Head less than the distance from ventral fin to vent. Teeth in several rows, outer row enlarged. In upper jaw on each side 7, in lower jaw on each side 3-4 teeth in outer row. Base of dorsal and anal fins connected with the caudal fin. Pectoral fin short. Anal soft rays: 48; Vertebrae: 29.

Remarks: Values in above description denote proportions.

Synonym (s)
Amblyopas eruptionis Bleeker 1849
Taenioides eruptionis Koumans 1953
Amblyopus eruptionis Bleeker 1849
(Senior synonym)
Taenioides eruptionis (Bleeker) 1849
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Bentho Pelagic, Estuarine


• West Bengal, Raichak INDIA (Record: 07/12/1983)

Literature Source(s)
  • Mukherjee, P (1995) Intertidal fishes Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 345-388 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
  • Koumans, FP (1953) The fishes of the Indo-Australian Archipelago A. J. Reprints agency, Karol Bagh, New Delhi 10 423 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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