Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 16 Issue 3

Records of five species of triacanthodid fishes from East Africa

Brian Benbow

In benthos samples from routine trawling operations of the R.V.'Manihine' of the East African Marine Fisheries Research Organisation there occurred specimens of five species of the Pleetognath family Triacanthodidae; Triacanthodes ethiops Alcock, Atrophacanthus japonicus (Kamohara), Tydemania navigatons Weber, Macrorhamphosodes platycheilus Fowler and Halimochirurgus centriscoldes Alcock. These records extend the previously recorded range and distribution of these species.

Date : 31-12-1974