Parascolopsis boesemani   (Rao & Rao,  1981) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Nemipteridae

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Description
Color: Body rosy-yellow.

Head scales reaching forward to level of posterior nostrils. Posterior margin of preopercle more or less vertical. Lower limb of preopercle naked. Posterior margin of suborbital finely denticulate. Pectoral and pelvic fins long, reaching to beyond level of anus. Axillary scale present.


Synonym (s)
Parascolopsis boesmani (Rao & Rao, 1981)
(Misspelling)
Scolopsis boesemani Rao & Rao, 1981

Common Name (s)
• Redfin Dwarf Monacle Bream
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Fisheries)

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy, Muddy
Prey:  Benthic invertebrates

Biogeography


• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Pillai, PKM and Augustine, SK (2000) A code list of common marine living resources of the Indian seas CMFRI Special Publication No.12 CMFRI 1-115 Available at - eprints.cmfri.org.in/3975/1/Special_Publication_No_12_Revised.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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