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Bothid larvae (Pleuronectiformes-Pisces) of the Indian Ocean

@article{Devi1999BothidL,
  title={Bothid larvae (Pleuronectiformes-Pisces) of the Indian Ocean},
  author={C. B. Lalithambika Devi},
  journal={Indian Journal of Marine Sciences},
  year={1999},
  volume={28},
  pages={198-210}
}
  • C. Devi
  • Published 1999
  • Biology
  • Indian Journal of Marine Sciences
The larvae of bothids were found to be sparsely distributed in the Indian Ocean, being only 7.6% in IIOE collections (1960-65) and 13.5% in FORV Sagar Sampada (1986-90) samples. They were confined mostly to the coastal waters. Their density was high in Bay of Bengal, with maximum number in Malacca Strait. Bay of Bengal may be considered as the cradle for larval bothids holding 45.9% while only 38.4% occurred in the Arabian Sea. They were more during northeast monsoon period. There is no direct… Expand
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