Diplophos taenia   Gunther,  1873 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Stomiiformes
Family:Gonostomatidae

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Description
Color: Black-brown dorsally, flanks silver; fins colorless.

Oviparous; planktonic eggs and larvae. Slender form, high anal-ray and photophore counts.


Synonym (s)
Diplophos proximus Parr, 1931

Common Name (s)
• Bristle Mouth
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic

Biogeography


• Arabian Sea INDIA (Record: 02/1985-06/1987) (Depth: 20-420 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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