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

Image copyrights: Randall, J.E

Description
Color: Caudal fin with dark basal band, whitish central band, blackish submarginal band becoming paler above, upper area usually with a few distinct dark spots.

Infraorbital and suborbital ridges bearing many fine serrations. Preopercular spine 1, with an accessory spine on anterior base. Lower side of head unicarinate. Iris lappet bilobed.


Synonym (s)
Platycephalus polijodon Bleeker, 1853
Platycephalus serratus Cuvier, 1829
Rogadius polijodon (Bleeker, 1853)

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

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Sandy

Biogeography


• Andhra Pradesh, Off Visakhapatnam (Lat: 17.73) (Long: 83.55) INDIA (Record: 04/1989-03/1990) (Depth: 50 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Sujatha, K (1995) Finfish constituents of trawl by-catch off Visakhapatnam Fishery Technology Society of Fisheries Technologists 32(1) 56-60 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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:2011-12-30

Back to Search