Peristedion weberi   Smith,  1934 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Scorpaeniformes
Family:Peristediidae

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Description
Color: Body grey, mottled darker above; prominent black blotch at tip of pectorals; dusky margin at base and dorsally in axil of pectorals; dorsal spines, rays and margin of fin black (In alcohol).


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Armoured Gurnard
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Arabian Sea (Lat: 8.78) (Long: 76.18) INDIA (Record: 02/1985-06/1987) (Depth: 80 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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