Pseudalutarius nasicornis   (Temminck & Schlegel,  1850) (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Tetraodontiformes
Family:Monacanthidae

Image copyrights: Groeneveld, R.

Description
Color: Pale brown to grey in color; two brown stripes on body; adults with yellow spots on head and body; soft dorsal and anal fins yellowish; caudal fin dark brown.


Synonym (s)
Alutera nasicornis Temminck & Schlegel, 1850
Aluteres nasicornis Temminck & Schlegel, 1850
Pseudalulerius nasicornis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
(Misspelling)
Pseudalutarias nasicornis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
Pseudaluteres nasicornis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
(Misspelling)

Common Name (s)
• Rhinoceros Leatherjacket (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Estuarine, Sandy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Off South West Coast INDIA (Record: 01/1962-12/1968) (Depth: 180-450 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Silas, EG (1969) Part-1 Exploratory otter trawling surveys by R.V. Varuna and other vessels operating in association with her from the continental shelf edge and the upper continental slope off the south-west coast of India Exploratory fishing by R.V. Varuna Bulletin Of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 12 7-51 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/657/2/Bulletin_No_12_1.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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