Centroberyx rubricaudus   Liu & Shen,  1985 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Beryciformes
Family:Berycidae

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Description
Color: Body pale red dorsally, and silvery white below, nape, pre orbit and mouth orange to red, dorsal and caudal fins bright red in color, pectoral, pelvic and the anal fins reddish with red to white inter-fin membranes. When preserved in formalin the color of the fish changes to brownish white.

An ovoid, compressed fish with large blunt head; large prominent eyes, caudal fin deeply forked, with rounded thin lobes. Pelvic fin long and elongated, nearly reaching the origin of the anal base; enlarged scales between pelvic and anal fins. Body scales ctenoid, lateral line scales not extending onto caudal fin; Caudal peduncle moderately elongated. Caudal fin deeply forked; end of the two lobes rounded at its tip, at both ends of the origin of caudal base 3 to 4 short spines present.


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Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bamboo Flat INDIA (Record: 28/03/2010)

Literature Source(s)
  • Kumar, SD; Nair, RJ and Kuriakose, S (2012) First record of Centroberyx rubricaudus (Liu and Shen, 1985) (Beryciforms: Berycidae) from Indian waters (Andaman Islands) Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences NISCAIR-CSIR, India 41(1) 7-11 Available at - nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/13449/3/IJMS%2041%281%29%207-11.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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