A new record of Gunther’s Waspfish Snyderina guentheri (Boulenger, 1889) (Scorpaeniformes: Tetrarogidae) from Visakhapatnam, India

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Muddula Krishna Naranji
Sujatha Kandula


Gunther's waspfish, Snyderina guentheri (Boulenger, 1889) was caught depth range of 300 m in the trawl net operated from Visakhapatnam, India.  A total of thirty five specimens of length range 85-164 mm TL were collected. It is caught from deeper waters at depths of 300 meters along with members of family Triglidae. This species is characterized by the following morphological characters and colour pattern of this species.

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Muddula Krishna Naranji, ANDHRA UNIVERSITY




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