Apogon lineatus   Temminck & Schlegel,  1842 (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Apogonidae

Image copyrights: Shao, K.T

Description
Ten to 12 brown bands on sides of body. Number and width of these bands varies with habitat. Body shape and coloration distinguished by not having luminous organ.

Males brood eggs in the mouth. Made into fish paste.


Synonym (s)
Apogonichthys lineatus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842)
Cheliodipterus lineatus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1842)
(Misspelling)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Sandy, Muddy

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

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