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First record of Ablabys binotatus (Scorpaeniformes: Tetrarogidae) from Indian waters

  • Molly Varghese (a1)

The present paper reports new distributional record of Ablabys binotatus from India. A single specimen measuring 89 mm standard length was collected from a trawler operated in the Gulf of Mannar off the south-east coast of India during November 2007. Comparison of morphometric and other characters with the holotype and other reported specimens confirms the identification.

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Correspondence should be addressed to: M. Varghese, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, PB No. 1603, Ernakulam North PO, Cochin—682 018, Kerala, India email:
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