Psenes maculatus   Lutken,  1880 (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Nomeidae

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Description
Max. size: 30.0 cm SL

Brown with darker brown vertical bands. Dorsal spines (total): 10 - 12, Dorsal soft rays (total): 22 - 24, Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 21 - 23, Vertebrae: 34 - 38.

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Silver Driftfish (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic
Predator:  Anous stolidus, Sterna fuscata

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
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

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