Oxuderces dentatus   Eydoux amd Souleyet,  1850 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Gobiidae

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Description
Size: 10.0 cm TL (male)

Color: Light violet, fins are yellowish, first dorsal somewhat darker, caudal deep brown.

Body elongate, snout much longer than eye. Mouth wide, nearly horizontal; posterior end of maxillary reaching far beyond eye. Teeth in both jaws in single row. Dorsal fin continuous, with 33 rays, anal with 26 rays, ventral fin united, pectoral fin pointed.


Synonym (s)
Oxuderces dentatus Eydoux amd Souleyet, 1842
Oxuderces dentatus Spinger, 1978
Apocryptichthys cantoris (non Day, 1871)
(Misapplied name)
Apocryptichthys livingstoni Fowler, 1935
(Junior synonym)
Apocryptichthys sericus Herre, 1927
(Junior synonym)
Oxuderces dentatus Eydoux & Souleyet, 1850
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Estuarine

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Jambu Island INDIA (Record: 07/09/1974)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai Coast INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• West Bengal (Lat: 21.45) (Long: 87.9) 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
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at - http://www.fishbase.org
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Mukherjee, P (1995) Intertidal fishes Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 345-388 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in
  • Dr. Ramesh, R; Dr. Nammalwar, P and Dr. Gowri, VS (2008) Database on coastal information of Tamil Nadu Report Submitted to Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centre, Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Institute for Ocean Management, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in/PDF/coastal%20data.pdf
  • 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
  • Das, P; De, SP; Bhowmik, RM; Pandit, IK; Sengupta, R; Nandi, AC; Thakurta, SC and Saha, S (2007) Piscine diversity of West Bengal Fishing chimes 27(5) 15-28 Available at - NIO, Goa

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