Cyclichthys orbicularis   (Bloch,  1785) (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Tetraodontiformes
Family:Diodontidae

Description
Max. size:30cm

Synonym (s)
Atinga orbicularis coeruleus le Danois, 1959
Chilomycterus orbicularis (Bloch, 1785)
Chilomycterus parcomaculatus von Bonde, 1923
Diodon caeruleus Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
Diodon orbicularis Bloch, 1785

Common Name (s)
• Birdbeak Burrfish (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• Kerala 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
  • Bijukumar, A and Deepthi, GR (2009) Mean trophic index of fish fauna associated with trawl bycatch of Kerala, southwest coast of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 51(2) 145 - 154 Available at - NIO, Goa

Page last updated on:2011-02-01

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