Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 38 Issue 1&2

Occurrence of Cirrhimuraena platyfairii (Gunther) (Anquillifonnis : Ophichthidae) from the Yanam waters of the Coramandel coast of India.

K. Rema Devi and M.S. Ravichandran

Cirrhimuraena playfairii (Gunther) is reported for the first time from the Indian coastal waters at Yanam (Union territory of Pondicherry), along the Coromandel coast. This fringed lip eel was earlier known only from the African coasts of the Indo-Pacific.


Cirrhimuraena playfairii , first report, India

Date : 30-12-1996