Archamia macroptera   (Cuvier,  1828) (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Apogonidae

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Description
Basilingual teeth absent. Posterior preopercular edge completely serrate, or nearly so; ventral edge serrate on posterior half. Scaly sheath along anal-fin base poorly developed or absent.


Synonym (s)
Apogon argenteus Valenciennes, 1832
Apogon macropterus Cuvier, 1828
(Misspelling)
Apogon macropteus Cuvier, 1828
Apogon zeylonicus Cuvier, 1829

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Sandy
Prey:  Post-larval fishes, young prawns, crustacean larvae, copepods and mysids

Biogeography


• Kerala, Off Kochi INDIA (Record: 03/1954-07/1955)

Literature Source(s)
  • Basheeruddin, S and Nayar, KN (1961) A preliminary study of the juvenile fishes of the coastal waters off Madras city Indian Journal of Fisheries Ernakulam, Cochin-ll, India 8 (1) 169-188 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1939/1/Article_15.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

Page last updated on:2011-02-10

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