Rastrelliger canagurta   (Cuvier,  1829) (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Scombridae

Description

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Ecology
Prey:  copepods, decapod larvae, cladocerans, larval bivalves, fish eggs and larvae, peridinians and diatoms

Biogeography


• Kerala, Off Calicut INDIA (Record: 1948-1953) (Depth: 3.65-14.63 mts)
• Karnataka, Mangalore INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Venkataraman, G (1960) Studies on the food and feeding relationships of the inshore fishes off Calicut on the Malabar coast Indian Journal of Fisheries Indian Council of Agricultural Research 7 (2) 275-306 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/1898/1/Article_03.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sekharan, KV (1958) On the South Kanara Coastal Fisheries for Mackerel, Rastrelliger Canagurta (cuvier) together with notes on the Biology of the Fish Indian Journal of Fisheries The Editorial Committee, India Journal of Fisheries for the Minister of Food and Agriculture Government of India 5(1) 1-31 Available at - NIO,Goa

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