First record of four snapper fishes (Perciformes: Lutjanidae) from Odisha, East coast of India


  • PG Department of Marine Sciences, Berhampur University, Brahmapur – 760007, Odisha
  • PG Department of Marine Sciences, Berhampur University, Brahmapur – 760007, Odisha
  • Ayodhya Nagar-II line, Sales Tax Square, Brahmapur - 760010, Ganjam, Odisha
  • Estuarine Biology Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Gopalpur-on-Sea – 761002, Ganjam, Odisha
  • PG Department of Marine Sciences, Berhampur University, Brahmapur – 760007, Odisha



Coastal Waters, Distribution, Gopalpur, Lutjanus, Range Extension


Present paper reports four snappers, namely Lutjanus guilcheri, L. madras, L. quinquelineatus and L. vitta for the first time from the coastal waters of Odisha. Their taxonomic accounts and distributional information are also provided for confirming their identity and range of distribution. The paper thus claims for the range extension of these four species to Odisha coast.


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Swain, R., Kisku, S., Nayak, L., Sekhar Mishra, S., & Patro, S. (2022). First record of four snapper fishes (Perciformes: Lutjanidae) from Odisha, East coast of India. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 122(1), 43–49.





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