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  • Title
    A first record of the Lined Wrasse Anampses lineatus Randall, 1972 (Perciformes: Labridae) in the Gulf of Mannar, Tamil Nadu, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Lined wrasse Anampses lineatus Randall was recorded off the coast of Tuticorin (Gulf of Mannar), Tamil Nadu, India for the first time. It is easily distinguished by the presence of pale longitudinal lines on the body following scale rows. Broad pale white and black color patch at the base of caudal fin is distinct. Morphological description of A. lineatus is provided based on the present material along with detailed distribution records; habitat and closely related species were also discussed.
    Attribution
    S. Prakash & T.T. Ajith Kumar, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 8, No 6 (2016); pp. 8923–8926 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.1984.8.6.8923-8926
  • Title
    A first sighting report of six fishes from the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, South Andaman, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    From the fish and fisheries point of view, the Andaman and Nicobar islands are the  most interesting and fascinating owing to a diversity of ichthyofauna occurring in the varied marine habitats, such as  mangroves, creeks, rocky beaches, extensive sandy beaches, muddy shores, coral reefs, etc. During a recent underwater survey around different islands inside the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park (MGMNP), Wandoor, South Andaman six new records of marine fishes belonging to the families Apogonidae, Labridae and Scaridae, were reported as a new record from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This paper deals with the morphological features, habitats and distribution of these fishes from this Marine National Park. 
    Attribution
    Devi Kamla, Kumaralingam S. (2015). Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(7) pp. 7827-7830; doi:10.11609/jott.2329.7827-7830