Photostomias guernei   Collett,  1889 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Max. size: 16.0 cm TL

Dorsal soft rays (total): 22 - 28, Anal soft rays: 25-32.

Synonym (s)
Phostostomias guernei Collett, 1889
Photostomias mirabilis (Beebe, 1933)
Ultimostomias mirabilis Beebe, 1933

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Pelagic, Reef Associated, Demersal
Trophic Level:  Secondary Consumer
Prey:  Feed on zoobenthos, benthic crustacean, amphipods,euphausiids, shrimps/prawns


• 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 -
  • 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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