Chiasmodon niger   Johnson,  1864 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Chiasmodontidae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Chiasmodus niger (Johnson, 1863)
Ponerodon vastator Alcock, 1890

Common Name (s)
• Black Swallower (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic
Prey:  Whole fish

Biogeography


• Andaman Sea (Lat: 9) (Long: 88) INDIA (Record: 02/1985-06/1987) (Depth: 3538 mts)

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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