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A new record of pearl fish Onuxodon margaritiferae (Rendahl, 1921) from Andaman Islands

Nazar, AKA and Dharani, G and Rao, DV and Santhanakumar, J and Saravanane, N (2011) A new record of pearl fish Onuxodon margaritiferae (Rendahl, 1921) from Andaman Islands. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 58 (2). pp. 141-143.

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Abstract

This study reports the occurrence of the pearl fish Onuxodon margaritiferae (Rendahl, 1921) for the first time from Andaman waters, inhabiting the mantle cavity of the oyster Pteria penguin. This species is known so far from Western Australia and Philippines. The present report extends the distributional range of O. margaritiferae beyond Australian waters to Andaman waters.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Carapidae;Onuxodon margaritiferae;Ostreidae;Pteria penguin; Spheniscidae
Subjects: Oceanography > marine biology
Depositing User: NIOT Library
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2013 12:12
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2013 12:12
URI: http://moeseprints.incois.gov.in/id/eprint/252

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