Species Details

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Otolithes cuvieri

Lesser tigertooth croaker Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Otolithes cuvieri
Family : Sciaenidae
Order : Perciformes
Class : Actinopterygii
Phylum : Chrodata
Habitat : Inshore,coastal waters
Description : Lesser tigertooth croaker has an elongated body and a large,terminal,slightly upturned mouth is evident in them.A pair of canine teeth at tip of lower jaw is its special features.Their dorsal fin present with spines and caudal fin is rhomboid.Scales are cycloid but a few with ctenoid on lower part of hind end of body.Colouration shows brownish above,silvery with a golden sheen on flanks and belly and often with oblique dark streaks dorsally.
description written by: Shahtaj Islam Sakaal, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: www.fishbase.in photo credit and copyright:Khan,Mohammad Moazzam([email protected]), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se