Mulloides vanicolensis   (Valenciennes,  1831) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

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Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Yellowfin Goatfish (English)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Tamil Nadu, Chennai Coast INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar 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
  • Wahbeh, MI (1992) The food and feeding habits of the goatfishes, Mulloides flavolineatus and Mulloides vanicolensis in the Gulf of Aqaba, Jordan Senckenbergiana Maritima 22 245-254 Available at - ZOOR12900024219
  • Wahbeh, MI (1992) Aspects of the reproduction biology and growth of two species of goatfish (Mullidae) from Aqaba, Red Sea Senckenbergiana Maritima 22 255-264 Available at - ZOOR12900024218
  • Mehdi, A; Yves, L; Michel, P and Salvat, B (1998) Factors influencing spatial distribution of fish communities an a fringing reef at Mauritius, S.W. Indian Ocean Environmental Biology of Fishes Kluwer Academic Publishers 53 169-182 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at -
  • 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 -
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  • Pillai, PKM and Augustine, SK (2000) A code list of common marine living resources of the Indian seas CMFRI Special Publication No.12 CMFRI 1-115 Available at -

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