Arnoglossus tapeinosoma   (Bleeker,  1866) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Pleuronectiformes
Family:Bothidae

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Description
Size: 12.7 cm TL (male/unsexed); 10.26 cm SL (female)

Head length, 4.28 in standard length. Maxillary extends slightly beyond the anterior margin of the lower eye; 2.64 in head length. Long, slender, non-serrated gill-rakers on first arch. Prevomer tip not projecting into the mouth cavity. Deciduous scales; ctenoid on ocular side; cycloid on blind side. Body with no conspicuous spots on dorsal and anal fins. Dorsal soft rays (total): 91-91; Anal soft rays: 69.


Synonym (s)
Arnoglossus tapeinosomus (Bleeker, 1865)
(Senior synonym)
Platophrys tapeinosoma Bleeker, 1865
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
• Large-scaled Flounder
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Kerala INDIA
• Orissa, Mahanadi Estuary INDIA
• INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Off Visakhapatnam (Lat: 17.73) (Long: 83.55) INDIA (Record: 04/1989-03/1990) (Depth: 50 mts)

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
  • 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 - http://www.fao.org/docrep/009/ad468e/ad468e00.HTM#Contents
  • 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
  • Jones, S; Pantulu, VR (1958) On some Larval and Juvenile Fishes from the Bengal and Orissa coasts Indian Journal of Fisheries The Editorial Committee, India Journal of Fisheries for the Minister of Food and Agriculture Government of India 5(1) 119-143 Available at - NIO,Goa
  • 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 - eprints.cmfri.org.in/3975/1/Special_Publication_No_12_Revised.pdf
  • Sujatha, K (1995) Finfish constituents of trawl by-catch off Visakhapatnam Fishery Technology Society of Fisheries Technologists 32(1) 56-60 Available at - NIO, Goa

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