Atrobucca alcocki   Talwar,  1980 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Max length : 21.6 cm SL male

Dorsal soft rays (total): 24 28; Vertebrae: 25. Drumming muscles present in males, absent in females. Last pleural rib on 10th vertebrae. Eye almost equally large in both young and adults.

Synonym (s)
Atrobucca alcocki Talwar 1980

Common Name (s)
• Bombay Blackmouth Croaker (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Bentho Pelagic


• Maharashtra, Mumbai (Lat: 18.98) (Long: 72.83) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Das, A (2003) A catalogue of new taxa described by the scientists of the zoological survey of India during 1916-1991 Occasional paper no 208 ZSI, Kolkata 530 pp
  • Talwar, PK and Chakrapani, S (1968) A new flat fish of the genus Zebrias Jordan and Snyder (Soleidae) from Orissa coast, India Proceedings of the Zoological Society (Calcutta) 20 119-121
  • Talwar, PK (1995) Fauna of India and adjacent countries: Pisces: Perciformes, Scienidae ZSI 144 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Sasaki Kunio (1996) Sciaenid fishes of the Indian Ocean (Teleostei, Perciformes) Memoirs of the Faculty of Science Kochi University Series D Biology 16-17 83-95 Available at - Zoological Records (Burma marine)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

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