Antigonia rubescens   (Gunther,  1860) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Caproidae

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Description
Gill rakers on first gill arch short, broad, and well separated.


Synonym (s)
Antigonia fowleri Franz, 1910
Hypsinotus benhalatate Bleeker, 1853
Hypsinotus rubescens Gunther, 1860

Common Name (s)
• Indo-Pacific Boarfish (English)
• Boarfish
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Bentho Pelagic

Biogeography


• Arabian Sea (Lat: 8.7) (Long: 76.18) INDIA (Record: 02/1985-06/1987) (Depth: 67 mts)
• Off South West Coast INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1968) (Depth: 101-450 mts)
• INDIA

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
  • Silas, EG (1969) Part-1 Exploratory otter trawling surveys by R.V. Varuna and other vessels operating in association with her from the continental shelf edge and the upper continental slope off the south-west coast of India Exploratory fishing by R.V. Varuna Bulletin Of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 12 7-51 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/657/2/Bulletin_No_12_1.pdf
  • Pillai, PKM and Augustine, SK (2000) A code list of common marine living resources of the Indian seas CMFRI Special Publication No.12 CMFRI 1-115 Available at - eprints.cmfri.org.in/3975/1/Special_Publication_No_12_Revised.pdf

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