Nettastoma parviceps   Gunther,  1877 (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Anguilliformes
Family:Nettastomatidae

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Description
Color: Gray; vertical fins black-edged; snout gray-black; iris and opercular regions silver.

Lateral line pores 49-58. Median vomerine teeth not enlarged. Posterior nostril above posterodorsal corner of eye.


Synonym (s)
Nettastoma denticulatus (Gilbert, 1905)
Metopomycter parviceps (Gunther, 1877)
Metopomycter denticulatus Gilbert, 1905

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Bentho Pelagic, Coastal

Biogeography


• West Coast INDIA (Record: 1998-2000) (Depth: 301-750 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • Venu, S and Kurup, BM (2002) Distribution and abundance of deep sea fishes along the west coast of India Fishery Technology Society of Fisheries Technologists 39(1) 20-26 Available at - NIO, Goa

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