ribbon-fishes of the family Trichiuridae of India
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Published by Marine Biological Association of India in Mandapam Camp (India) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Trichiuridae -- India,
  • Fishes -- India

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby P. S. B. R. James.
SeriesMemoir (Marine Biological Association of India) -- 1
ContributionsMarine Biological Association of India.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL638.T7J34
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 226 p., 7 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14732819M

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Abstract Ribbon-fishes of the family Trichiuridae constitute one of the important commercial fisheries of India. There have been some earlier reports about their distribution, abundance and biological aspects but no attempt has been made towards a comprehensive study of this group of fishes. /, Mar. biol. Ass. India, , 3 (1 & 2): COMPARATIVE OSTEOLOGY OF THE RIBBON FISHES OF THE FAMILY TRICHIURIDAE FROM INDIAN WATERS, WITH REMARKS ON THEIR PHYLOGENY* By P. S. B. R. JAMES Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam Camp INTRODUCTION THE ribbon fishes of the family Trichiuridae are represented by three genera and. A review of the literature on the biology and fishery of ribbon-fishes of the family Trichiuridae from the Indian waters shows that, except for a few earlier papers on this subject, no attempt has been made towards a comprehensive study of this group, which constitutes one of the important commercial fisheries of India. Ribbon-fishes of the family Trichiuridae constitute one of the important\ud commercial fisheries of India. There have been some earlier reports about\ud their distribution, abundance and biological aspects but no attempt has been\ud made towards a comprehensive study of this group of : P S B R James.

species of ribbon fishes occurring in Indian waters namely Lepturacanthus savala, Eupleurogrammus intermedius and Eulpleurogrammus muticus (James, ) were also examined, to ascertain any such instances of excessive thickening of bones. Alizarin stained specimens of the four species were studied to fix the identity of bones. Ribbon Fish Ribbon fishes or hair tails of the family. Trichiuridae represented in the Indian waters by Trichiurus lepturus (Linn) Lepturacanthus salvala (Cuv), Eupleurogrammus intermedius (Grey), E. m utieus (Grey) are important, low priced food fishes landed in quantities at all the fishing centres on the east and west coasts, but in particular abundance in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Andhra. GUPTA () described briefly two new species of ribbon-fishes of the genus Trichiurm Linnaeus, viz., T. gangeticus and T. pantului from the Hooghly estuarine system, strangely enough, without citing earlier literature on the group. The fishes of the genus Benthodesmus (Family Trichiuridae) Denys W. Tucker , F.Z.S. British Museum (Natural History) Search for more papers by this author. Denys W. Tucker , F.Z.S. British Museum (Natural History) Search for more papers by this author. First published: May Cited by: 4.

Gupta () described briefly two new species of ribbon-fishes of the genus Trichiurm Linnaeus, viz., T. gangeticus and T. pantului from the Hooghly estuarine system, strangely enough, without citing earlier literature on the group. The cutlassfishes are about 45 species of predatory fish in the family Trichiuridae (order Perciformes) found in seas throughout the of this family are long, slender, and generally steely blue or silver in colour, giving rise to their name. They have reduced or absent pelvic and caudal fins, giving them an eel-like appearance, and large fang-like : Actinopterygii. Gupta () described briefly two new species of ribbon-fishes of the genus\ud Trichiurm Linnaeus, viz., T. gangeticus and T. pantului from the Hooghly estuarine\ud system, strangely enough, without citing earlier literature on the : P S B R James. Part of the 'WWF-OUP Nature Guides' series, Fishes of India describes the form, habits, and habitat of over a hundred varieties of fishes commonly found in India. Fully illustrated, with a separate colour section, the book includes a note on the uses of fish and an extended list of the common, scientific, and vernacular names of fishes.