Amblyrhynchotes hypselogeneion [Status Unaccepted]   (Bleeker,  1852) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Tetraodontiformes
Family:Tetraodontidae

Description
Size: 55mm

Color: Body dark brown above with whitish mottled spots, lower side dull white, the two colors separated by a dark band from above gill opening to base of caudal. Three broad dark bands on sides of head. fins pale yellow.

Body depth 2.8, head 2.6 in standard length. Eye 4.3, 1.5 in snout. Chin prominent. Nasal papilla raised above the surface of snout. Inferior border of eye free. Spines on head and body, but not reaching dorsal and anal. 14 rows of spines across the belly between pectorals. No raised skin fold along tail.

Remarks: Values in above description denote proportions


Synonym (s)
Tetrodon hypselogeneion Bleeker, 1852

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Minicoy Island (Lat: 8.11) (Long: 73.3) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Hut Bay INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, DV; Devi, K and Rajan, PT (1992) New records of tetraodontiform fishes from Andaman and Nicobar Islands Journal of the Andaman Science Association Andaman Science Association, Port Blair 8(1) 115-120 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2011-08-24

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