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Meganthias filiferus Randall & Heemstra, 2008

Filamentous Anthiine

Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes Family:  Serranidae     FishBase  WoRMS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Not Reported
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
South West coast of India (Arabian Sea ). Thailand (Andaman Sea).
Indian Ocean: Andaman Sea and South west coast Arabian Sea and Thailand
Meganthias filiferus  Randall & Heemstra, 2008
Type specimen
Meganthias filiferus Randall & Heemstra, 2008 filiferus, Meganthias Randall [J. E.] & Heemstra [P. C.] 2008:6, Figs. 1-2 [Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin v. 68] Off southwest coast of Thailand, Andaman Sea, depth 150 meters on bottom long line. Holotype (unique): PMBC 10034. Synonym: Meganthias filiferus Randall & Heemstra, 2008 Order: Perciformes Family: Serranidae Distribution: Indian Ocean: Thailand (Andaman Sea) and SW coast of India (Arabian Sea). Habitat: Marine IUCN status: Not Evaluated  More...
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 Dorsal spines (total): 10; Dorsal soft rays (total): 18; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 8. fish base