Ablabys macracanthus   (Bleeker,  1852) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Scorpaeniformes
Family:Tetrarogidae

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Description
Max. size : 20.0 cm TL

Has a more anteriorly pointed dorsal fin and more rays in anal fin.


Synonym (s)
Amblyapistus macracanthus (Bleeker, 1852)
(Senior synonym)
Apistus macracanthus Bleeker, 1852
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Estuarine, Sandy, Muddy, Coastal

Biogeography


• 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 - 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
  • 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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