Larvae of Some Flat Fishes from a Tropical Estuary
Many species of fishes occur in Cochin Backwater (a tropical estuary); among flat fishes (Heterosomata) only the genus Solea Quensel 1806 and the genus Cynoglossus Hamilton-Buchanan 1822 are represented. Even though adults of these species do not contribute to a major commercial estuarine fishery, the presence of their eggs and larvae in the plankton cannot be overlooked.
KeywordsStandard Length Neural Spine Tropical Estuary Circular Coil Haemal Spine
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