Evermannella indica   Brauer,  1906 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

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Size: 11.9 cm SL.

Color: Color in alcohol light brown with numerous melanophores on head and body. Pigmentation varies from pale-colored pigmentation to a brownish-black pigmentation.

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12-13; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 27 - 31; Vertebrae: 48 - 52.

Oviparous, with planktonic larvae.

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Indian sabretooth (English)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Kerala, Off Kollam (Lat: 8) (Long: 74) INDIA
• Kerala, Off Kollam (Lat: 11) (Long: 76) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Pillai, NGK; Bineesh, KK; Sebastine, M and Akhilesh, KV (2009) Lanternfishes (Myctophids): by-catch of deepsea shrimp trawlers operated off Kollam, south-west coast of India Marine Fisheries Information Service T&E Ser. Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi 202 1-4 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/6430/
  • 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

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