Brachyamblyopus multiradiatus   (Hardenberg)  1931 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Size: 87 mm.

Color: Pale rosa

Body elongate, height 5 in length, 7 in total length, head 6 in length; depth and head length equal, eyes very small. Teeth in jaws in two rows, upper jaw in outer row about 30 on each side. Head and body scaled, scales large, deciduous. Dorsal and anal fins lower than body. Pectoral fin pointed, longer than head. Caudal fin pointed, very long, about 3 in total length. Dorsal fin with 36-40 rays. Anal fin with 29-33 rays. Head and body scaled.

Remarks: Values in above description denote proportions.

Synonym (s)
Brachyamblyopus multiradiatus Koumans 1953
Pseudotrypauchen multieradiatus Hardenberg 1931
Brachyamblyopus multiradiatus Koumans 1941

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal


• West Bengal, Hugli River Mouth INDIA (Record: 17/06/1885, 1929)
• Orissa, Mahanadi Estuary (Lat: 20.32) (Long: 86.75) INDIA
• INDIA (Record: 1953)

Literature Source(s)
  • Zoological Survey of India (Eds.) (1998) Fauna Of Mahanadi estuary, Orissa Estuarine ecosystem series no 3 ZSI, Kolkata 1-218 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Mukherjee, P (1995) Intertidal fishes Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 345-388 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Koumans, FP (1953) The fishes of the Indo-Australian Archipelago A. J. Reprints agency, Karol Bagh, New Delhi 10 423 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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