Minous coccineus   Alcock,  1890 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Scorpaeniformes
Family:Synanceiidae

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Description
Size: 10 cm TL.

Dorsal spines (total): 10 - 11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11 - 12; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 9 - 10. Characteristic black spots on inside of pectorals.


Synonym (s)
Minous superciliosus Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908

Common Name (s)
• Onestick stingfish (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Dangers
(Venomous)

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Estuarine

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Hugli River Mouth (Lat: 22.09) (Long: 88.17) INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Off Visakhapatnam (Lat: 17.73) (Long: 83.55) INDIA (Record: 04/1989-03/1990) (Depth: 50 mts)
• West Bengal (Lat: 21.45) (Long: 87.9) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Available at - http://data.gbif.org/species/
  • 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
  • Sujatha, K (1995) Finfish constituents of trawl by-catch off Visakhapatnam Fishery Technology Society of Fisheries Technologists 32(1) 56-60 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Das, P; De, SP; Bhowmik, RM; Pandit, IK; Sengupta, R; Nandi, AC; Thakurta, SC and Saha, S (2007) Piscine diversity of West Bengal Fishing chimes 27(5) 15-28 Available at - NIO, Goa

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