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Pseudogramma polyacantha (Bleeker, 1856)

Honeycomb Podge

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes Family:  Serranidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Least Concern (LC)
Distribution
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Laccadive sea. India: Known from the Laccadive Sea. Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Line, Marquesan, and Ducie islands, north to southern Japan and the Hawaiian Islands, south to Lord Howe Island; throughout Micronesia.
Laccadive sea. East Africa to the Line, Marquesan, Ducie islands, north to southern Japan, the Hawaiian Islands, south to Lord Howe Island and throughout Micronesia.
Synonyms
Pseudochromis polyacanthus Bleeker, 1856
Pseudogramma polyacanthum (Bleeker, 1856)
Pseudogramma polyacanthus (Bleeker, 1856)
Gnathypops samoensis Fowler & Silvester, 1922
Rhegma brederi Hildebrand, 1940
Pseudorhegma diagramma Schultz, 1966
Type specimen
Pseudogramma polyacantha (Bleeker, 1856) polyacanthus, Pseudochromis Bleeker [P.] 1856:375 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch IndiĆ« v. 10] Ternate, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH (not found). Synonym: Pseudogramma polyacantha (Bleeker, 1856), Pseudochromis polyacanthus Bleeker, 1856, Pseudogramma polyacanthum (Bleeker, 1856), Pseudogramma polyacanthus (Bleeker, 1856), Gnathypops samoensis Fowler & Silvester, 1922, Rhegma brederi Hildebrand, 1940, Pseudorhegma diagramma Schultz, 1966 Order: Perciformes Family: Serranidae Distribution: Laccadive sea. India: Known from the Laccadive Sea. Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Line, Marquesan, and Ducie islands, north to southern Japan and the Hawaiian Islands, south to Lord Howe Island; throughout Micronesia. Habitat: Marine IUCN status: Least Concern (LC)  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 Dorsal spines (total): 7 - 8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 19-22; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 15 - 18; Vertebrae: 25 - 27. Randall, J.E. and C.C. Baldwin, 1997. Revision of the serranid fishes of the subtribe Pseudogrammina, with descriptions of five new species. Indo-Pac. Fish. (26):56 p. (Ref. 27020)
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