Apogon moluccensis   Valenciennes,  1832 (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Apogonidae

Image copyrights: Randall, J.E.

Description
The roof of the mouth and portions of gill arches pale; a whitish spot behind the posterior base of the second dorsal fin.


Synonym (s)
Apogon chrysosoma Bleeker, 1852
Apogon molluccensis Valenciennes, 1832
(Misspelling)
Apogon monochrous Bleeker, 1856
Apogon monocrous Bleeker, 1856
(Misspelling)
Ostorhinchus moluccensis (Valenciennes, 1832)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, South Andaman, Aberdeen Bay INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2011) Animal discoveries 2010 Zoological Survey of India 1-107 Available at - http://zsi.gov.in/right_menu/Animal_disc/Animal%20Discovery%202010.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

Page last updated on:2011-08-12

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