Saurida elongata   (Temminck & Schlegel,  1846) (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Aulopiformes
Family:Synodontidae

Description
Size: Max length : 50.0 cm SL

A pale species with few dark markings and saddle-like spots below dorsal fin bases.


Synonym (s)
Aulopus elongatus Temminck & Schlegel, 1846
Saurida elongatus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
(Misspelling)

Common Name (s)
• Lizard Fish (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Human consumption)

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Kiagoria INDIA (Record: 1981-1982)
• West Bengal, Digha Ghole (Lat: 21.61) (Long: 87.53) INDIA (Record: 1981-1982)

Literature Source(s)
  • Manna, B and Goswami, BCB (1985) A check-list of marine and estuarine fishes of Digha, West Bengal, India Mahasagar- Bulletin of the National Institute of Oceanography NIO, Goa 18(4) 489-499 Available at - http://nicmas.nio.org/Mahasagar/Mahasagar_V-18/Mahasagar_18%284%29_489.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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