Plectorhynchus chaetodontoides [Status Unaccepted]   (Lacepede,  1801) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Size: 286 mm

Color: Body white with numerous large brown spots that extend on to the fins, belly dusky-brownish without spots.

Depth 2.35 in standard length, 3.1 in total length. Head 2.8 in SL, 3.8 in TL. Eye 3.2 in head and 1.6 in snout. Body oblong, compressed mouth slightly oblique, preoperculum rectangular rounded at corner, dorsal deeply notched between spinous and soft portion, caudal fin emarginate, the lobes rounded.

Remarks: Values in above description denote proportions.

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• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bamboo Flat INDIA (Record: 01/06/1993)

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, DV; Devi, K and Rajan, PT (1993) Further new records of fishes from Bay Islands Journal of the Andaman Science Association Andaman Science Association, Port Blair 9(1&2) 50-57 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

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