Proceedings of the Zoological Society

, Volume 71, Issue 4, pp 401–402 | Cite as

Occurrence of a Pempheris flavicycla in Chennai Coast, India

  • K. SilambarasanEmail author
  • E. Rajalakshmi
  • A. Sundaramanickam
  • K. Sujatha
Research Note


The sweeper fish Pempheris flavicycla is recorded from Kasimedu fish landing center, Chennai, India, for the first time.


Sweeper fish First record Chennai coast (India) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Post Graduate and Research Department of ZoologySir Theagaraya CollegeChennaiIndia
  2. 2.Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine SciencesAnnamalai UniversityParangipettaiIndia
  3. 3.D.R. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute (University)ChennaiIndia

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