Brama dussumieri   Cuvier,  1831 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Bramidae

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Description
Pectoral fins situated relatively low on body in juveniles.


Synonym (s)
Brama agassizi Poey, 1860
Brama leucotaenia Fowler, 1938
Tylometopon dussumieri (Cuvier, 1831)

Common Name (s)
• Lesser Bream
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Marketed fresh, and eaten fried.)

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic

Biogeography


• Arabian Sea INDIA (Record: 02/1985-06/1987)
• Bay of Bengal INDIA (Record: 02/1985-06/1987)

Literature Source(s)
  • Balachandran, K and Nizar, MA (1990) A check list of fishes of the Exclusive Economic Zone of India collected during the research cruises of FORV Sagar Sampada Proceedings of the first workshop on scientific results of FORV Sagar Sampada CMFRI, Cochin 305-324 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/5269/1/43.pdf
  • 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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