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Silhouettea indica Visweswara Rao, 1971


Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes  Family:  Gobiidae     FishBase  WoRMS  OBIS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Brackish water, Marine Native Not Evaluated
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Known from Godavari estuary.
Indian Ocean: Godavari estuary in India. Island of Silhouette in the Seychelles
Silhouettea indicus Visweswara Rao, 1971
Type specimen
Silhouettea indica Visweswara Rao, 1971 indicus, Silhouettea Visweswara Rao [V.] 1971:47, Figs. 2a, c [Journal of the Zoological Society of India v. 23 (no. 1)] Middle reaches of Godavari Estuary, India. Holotype: ZMAU. Paratypes: ZMAU (1). Synonym: Silhouettea indica Visweswara Rao, 1971, Silhouettea indicus Visweswara Rao, 1971.  More...
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
3 Body elongate and compressed, its depth 5.2 to 5.8 times in standard length. Head depressed, its length 3.1 to 3.5 times in standard length. Mouth slightly oblique; lower jaw prominent. Scales ctenoid, about 28 in longitudinal series Dl VI, D2I 10; A I 12; P i 14 Talwar, P.K. and A.G. Jhingran, 1991