Bathytroctes microlepis   Gunther,  1878 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Image copyrights: Dolgov, A

Max. size: 32.3 cm SL.

Cheeks or the upper part of the operculum without scales (less than 2 scale rows below the postorbital canal). Transverse scale rows at least ten more than the lateral line (rarely less than 10).

Synonym (s)
Bathyroctes danae Parr, 1951
(Junior synonym)
Bathytroctes grimaldii Zugmayer, 1911
(Junior synonym)
Grimatroctes bullisi Grey, 1958
(Junior synonym)
Grimatroctes grimaldi (Zugmayer, 1911)
(Junior synonym)
Grimatroctes grimaldii (Zugmayer 1911)
(Junior synonym)
Grimatroctes microlepis (G√ľnther, 1878)
(Senior Synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats
Cultured:  No

Habitat:  Pelagic, Reef Associated, Demersal


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands 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 -
  • Fischer, W and Bianchi, G (Eds.) (1984) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Western Indian Ocean; (Fishing area 51). FAO, Rome 1 Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • 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

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