Dussumieria elopsoides   Bleeker,  1849 (Fish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Clupeiformes
Family:Clupeidae

Image copyrights: Mya Than Tun

Description
Size: Max. size 20 cm SL.

Branchiostegal rays more (13 to 17) and no striae on posterior part of scales; pelvic fins more advanced; W-shaped pelvic scute; isthmus with tapering evenly forward; more anal fin rays. Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 16-18; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 14-18.


Synonym (s)
Dussumieria hasselti Bleeker, 1851
(Junior synonym)
Dussumieria hasseltii (Bleeker) (Munro), 1955
Dussumieria acuta (non Valenciennes, 1847)
(Misapplied name)
Dussumieria hasseltii Bleeker, 1851
(Junior synonym)
Dussumieria productissima Chabanaud, 1933
(Junior synonym)
Dussumieria elopoides Bleeker, 1849
(Misspelling)
Dussumieria elopsides Bleeker, 1849
(Misspelling)
Dussumieria elopsoids Bleeker, 1849
(Misspelling)

Common Name (s)
• Slender Rainbow Sardine (English)
• Rainbow Sardine (English)
• Kolu Baige (Kannada)
• Mennethe (Kannada)
• Siriande (Kannada)
• Feemaru (Mahl)
• Kolachi (Malayalam)
• Kolakoyan (Malayalam)
• Thondon (Malayalam)
• Madha Kandai (Tamil)
• Poondivirinjan (Tamil)
• Thondon (Tamil)
• Morava (Telugu)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Marketed fresh or frozen, dried and salted)

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Reef Associated, Demersal
Trophic Level:  Secondary Consumer
Prey:  Planktonic invertebrates
Predator:  Chirocentrus dorab

Biogeography


• MYANMAR
• Andhra Pradesh, Godavari Estuary INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Great Nicobar Island INDIA (Record: 08/2000-07/2003)
• Orissa INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Coromandel Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, DV; Devi, K and Rajan, PT (2000) An account of ichthyofauna of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bay of Bengal Occasional paper no 178 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI, Calcutta 1-434 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • (2001) Fauna of Godavari estuary, Andhra Pradesh Estuarine ecosystem series 4 ZSI, Kolkata 1-166 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Available at - http://www.itis.gov.
  • Tun, MT (2001) Marine fishes of Myanmar (pelagic and demersal) U Than Tun, Director-General, Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries, Myanmar 276 pp 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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  • Ramani, K; Ammini, PL; Srinivasan, J; Najeemudeen, SH; Beena, MR; George, KP; Seynudeen, MB; Subbaraman, G; Anandan, K; Khambadkar, LL; Augustine, SK; Pugazhendi, D; Rudhramurthy, N; Subramani, S; Seetharaman, S; Batcha, HK and Sankaralingam, S (2010) An overview of marine fisheries in India during 2007 Marine Fisheries Information Service CMFRI, Kochi 203 1-14 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Talwar, PK (1990) Fishes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands: A synoptic survey Journal of the Andaman Science Association Andaman Science Association, Port Blair 6(2) 71-102 Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Pillai, PKM and Augustine, SK (2000) A code list of common marine living resources of the Indian seas CMFRI Special Publication No.12 CMFRI 1-115 Available at - eprints.cmfri.org.in/3975/1/Special_Publication_No_12_Revised.pdf
  • Biswas, KP (2009) Fishes around Indian Ocean Clupeidae Daya publishing house Available at - NIO,Goa

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