Cociella crocodilus   (Cuvier,  1829) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Scorpaeniformes
Family:Platycephalidae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Cociella crocodila (Tilesius, 1812)
Cociella crocodilla (Tilesius, 1812)
Cocius crocodila (Tilesius, 1812)
Cocius crocodilus (Tilesius, 1812)
Inegocia crocodilus (Tilesius, 1812)
Platycephalus crocodila Tilesius, 1812
Platycephalus crocodilus Tilesius, 1812
Platycephalus inermis Jordan & Evermann, 1902
Platycephalus malabaricus Cuvier, 1829

Common Name (s)
• Crocodile Flathead (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Varghese, M; Manisseri, MK; Ramamurthy, N; Geetha, PM; Thomas, VJ and Gandhi, A (2011) Coral reef fishes of Gulf of Mannar, S.E of India Fishing Chimes CMFRI 31(1) 38-40 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org

Page last updated on:2011-09-12

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