Triacanthus strigilifer [Status Unaccepted]   Cantor,  1849 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Color: silvery with some irregular yellow lines and blotches on the head and the body.

The upper profile between the eye and snout is rather concave. The fish have eight compressed and cutting teeth in the outer rowof upper jaw, whilst the inner row consists of four rounded teeth. Ten similar ones in the outer and two in the inner row are present on the lower jaw. First dorsal spine is very strong and longer than the head. The remaining spines are weak, the second spine being more than half as long as the head and three times as long as the third spine .

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• Maharashtra, Malvan INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Murty, VS (1969) Catalogue of fishes (excluding from the Laccadives) in the reference collections of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute Bulletin of Central Marine Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 10 1-38 Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Biswas, KP (2009) Fishes around Indian Ocean Muraenidae-Eel Daya publishing house Available at - NIO,Goa

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