Abudefduf batjanensis   (Bleeker)  (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Pomacentridae

Description
Size: 36 mm.

Color: Head and anterior part of the trunk violet, sides and posterior parts and the fins yellow; sides of the head dotted with blue; two blue streaks from eye to the snout; the spinous dorsal violet; a brownish spot at the base of the pectoral.

Height about 2, head about 3. Eye 2.5, longer than snout. Maxillary reaching below front border of eye. Teeth in a single row. The width of the preorbital, above the angle of the mouth, is less than one half of that of the orbital. The six posterior dorsal spines are nearly equal in length, and higher than the anterior ones. Caudal fin emarginate, with the lobes obtusely rounded.


Remarks: Values in above description denote proportions.


Synonym (s)
Glyphisodon batjanensis Bleeker 1854
Glyphidodon batjanensis Gunther 1862
Glyphidodon batjanensis Day 1870
Glyphidodon (Stegastes) batjanensis Bleeker 1877

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA (Record: 1940)

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Beaufort, LF (1940) The fishes of the Indo-Australian Archipelago A. J. Reprints agency, Karol Bagh, New Delhi 8 508 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

Page last updated on:2010-01-01

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