Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 49 Issue 1
Three new records of Apogonids (Order–Perciformes, Suborder – Percoidei) from the Indian seas
G.K. Suresh,P.A. Thomas
A survey of Apogonid fishes off the southwest coast of India from Kollam (Neendakara) to Kanyakumari
during the years 1999-2000 recorded 24 species, under four genera. Six species were new records to the
Indian seas. Of these, three species have already been published and the other three, viz. Apogon pseudotaeniatus
Gon, A. trimaculatus Cuv. & Val., and Archamia zosterophora (Bleeker) are described with their salient
morphological features.
Date : 23-02-2008