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


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  • Thella Rufus Centre for Marine Living Resources and Ecology (CMLRE), CMLRE, 6th Floor, C- Block, Kendriya Bhavan, PB No 5415, CZEZ P. O., Kochi 682037.
  • K. V. Aneesh Kumar
  • M. P. Rajeeshkumar
  • M. Hashim
  • N. Saravananae
  • M. Sudhakar
  • R. Fricke

https://doi.org/10.21077/ijf.2021.68.1.96506-14

Abstract

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

Author Biography

  • Thella Rufus, Centre for Marine Living Resources and Ecology (CMLRE), CMLRE, 6th Floor, C- Block, Kendriya Bhavan, PB No 5415, CZEZ P. O., Kochi 682037.

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2019-12-29

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2021-03-31

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Rufus, T., Aneesh Kumar, K. V., Rajeeshkumar, M. P., Hashim, M., Saravananae, N., Sudhakar, M., & Fricke, R. (2021). New record of the dwarf dory Zenion hololepis (Goode & Bean, 1896) (Zeiformes: Zeniontidae) from Indian waters. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 68(1). https://doi.org/10.21077/ijf.2021.68.1.96506-14