Arothron firmamentum   (Temminck & Schlegel,  1850) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Tetraodontiformes
Family:Tetraodontidae

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Description
size: 35 cm SL.

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14 - 14; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 13 - 14. Body covered with prickles.

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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Dangers
(Poisonous to eat)

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Great Nicobar Island INDIA (Record: 08/2000-07/2003)

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Rajaram, R; Srinivasan, M; Khan, SA and Kannan, L (2004) Ichthyofaunal diversity of great Nicobar Island, Bay of Bengal Journal of Indian fisheries association 31 13-26 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org

Page last updated on:2011-03-08

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