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First record of Naso reticulatus (Perciformes: Acanthuridae) from Indian waters

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  16 April 2013

Anil Mohapatra*
Affiliation:
Marine Aquarium & Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Digha 721 428, West Bengal, India
Dipanajan Ray
Affiliation:
Marine Aquarium & Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Digha 721 428, West Bengal, India
Prasanna Yennawar
Affiliation:
Freshwater Biology Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Hyderabad 500048, Andhra Pradesh, India
*
Correspondence should be addressed to: A. Mohapatra, Marine Aquarium & Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Digha 721 428, West Bengal, India email: anil2k7@gmail.com
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Abstract

The first record of Naso reticulatus from Indian waters is documented. This species was reported only by its type specimens from Indonesia and Taiwan previously. Our record of this species from Indian waters extends the distributional range of N. reticulatus to the east coast of India.

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Research Article
Copyright
Copyright © Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 2013

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