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Midnight Snapper Macolor macularis (Perciformes: Lutjanidae)—a new record of snapper from Indian waters

  • S. Dinesh Kumar (a1), Rekha J. Nair (a1) and Somy Kuriakose (a1)


The Midnight Snapper Macolor macularis, is reported for the first time from the Indian exclusive economic zone based on the two specimens collected from Cochin Fisheries Harbour, Kerala on the south-west coast of India on December 2012 and October 2013. Morphometric and meristic data of the specimens are presented and discussed.


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Correspondence should be addressed to: R.J. Nair, Demersal Fisheries Division, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Ernakulam North PO, Kerala, India 682018 email:


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Midnight Snapper Macolor macularis (Perciformes: Lutjanidae)—a new record of snapper from Indian waters

  • S. Dinesh Kumar (a1), Rekha J. Nair (a1) and Somy Kuriakose (a1)


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