First report of Roa jayakari (Norman, 1939) (Perciformes: Chaetodontidae) from Odisha coast, India


  • College of Basic Science and Humanities, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
  • Estuarine Biology Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Gopalpur-on-Sea, Ganjam – 761002, Odisha
  • Estuarine Biology Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Gopalpur-on-Sea, Ganjam – 761002, Odisha



Chaetodontidae, Chandipur, First Record


The paper reports Roa jayakari (Norman, 1939) (Perciformes:Chaetodontidae) first time from Chandipur coast of Odisha with description of morphometric character and measurement. The present report extends the range of the species from Visakhapatnam coast to the northern part of the east coast of India.


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Panda, B., Ranjan Mohanty, S., & Mohapatra, A. (2018). First report of <i>Roa jayakari</i> (Norman, 1939) (Perciformes: Chaetodontidae) from Odisha coast, India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 118(3), 322–324.



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