Solenostomus paradoxus   (Pallas,  1770) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Size: 47 mm

Color: Body light brownish- green with small black spots, membrane between first and third dorsal spines with black blotches and small scattered black spots on the remaining fin; caudal fin dusky.

Depth 4.5 in SL, 6.8 in TL. Head 2.0 in SL, 2.8 in TL. Eye 8.5 in head, 5.5 in snout. Caudal peduncle slender, about as long as deep, the membrane of caudal fin beginning at a distance from second dorsal and anal fins; body with small dermal appendages.

Remarks: Values in above description denote proportions.

Synonym (s)
Fistularia paradoxa Pallas, 1770
Solenostomatichthys paradoxus (Pallas, 1770)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair INDIA (Record: 21/08/1993)

Literature Source(s)
  • Rajan, PT; Rao, DV; Devi, K and Dey, S (1993) New records of rare fishes from Andaman Islands Journal of the Andaman Science Association Andaman Science Association, Port Blair 9(1&2) 103-106 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Starfish Available at -

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