New record of the dwarf dory Zenion hololepis (Goode & Bean, 1896) (Zeiformes: Zeniontidae) from Indian waters

Thella Rufus, K. V. Aneesh Kumar, M. P. Rajeeshkumar, M. Hashim, N. Saravananae, M. Sudhakar, R. Fricke


This paper reports a new record of Zenion hololepis (Goode & Bean, 1896) from Indian waters. The species was collected during an exploratory deep-sea fishery survey onboard FORV Sagar Sampada off the Andaman Islands at a depth of 314 m using a High-Speed Demersal Trawl-Crustacean Version (HSDT-CV) on 25 November 2017.

Keywords: Andaman Sea, Deep-Sea, Dwarf dory, Exploratory survey

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