Cyprinocirrhites polyactis   (Bleeker,  1874) (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Cirrhitidae

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Description
Color: Body mottled light yellowish to orange-brown; juveniles orange-gold.


Synonym (s)
Cirrhitichthys polyactis Bleeker, 1874
Ctprinocirrhites polyactis (Bleeker, 1874)
(Misspelling)
Cyprinocirrhites stigma Fowler, 1943
Cyprinocirrhites ui Tanaka, 1917

Common Name (s)
• Swallowtail Hawfish (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Aquarium)

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Coastal
Prey:  pelagic crustaceans, copepods, and other animals of the plankton

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Kumar, RR and Edward, JKP (2005) Comparative study on the fish assemblages in natural and artificial reefs in Tuticorin, Gulf of Mannar, Southeast coast of India Proceedings of the National Seminar on Reef Ecosystem Remediation SDMRI Special Research Publication No.9 99-104 Available at - http://www.sdmri.org/reports/proceedings%202005%20-%20sdmri.pdf
  • 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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