Paramonacanthus japonicus   (Tilesius,  1809) (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Tetraodontiformes
Family:Monacanthidae

Image copyrights: Randall, J.E.

Description
Second dorsalmost caudal ray elongate and filamentous in male.


Synonym (s)
Balistes japonicus Tilesius, 1809
Monacanthus broekii Bleeker, 1858
Monacanthus trachyderma Bleeker, 1860
Stephanolepis japonicus (Tilesius, 1809)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Estuarine, Sandy, Muddy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Cuddalore Coast INDIA (Record: 10/2008, 12/2008)

Literature Source(s)
  • Lakshmi, A and Sundaramanickam, A (2011) Biodiversity of reef ichthyofauna in Cuddalore coast, southeast coast of India International Journal of Environmental Sciences Integrated Publishing Association 1(7) 1616-1621 Available at - ipublishing.co.in/jesvol1no12010/EIJES2108.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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