Phylum: Chordata Haeckel, 1874
Class: Actinopterygii Klein, 1885
Order: Scorpaeniformes Green wood et al. 1966
Family: Peristediidae Jordan and Hubbs, 1925
Genus: Satyrichthys Kaup, 1873
Satyrichthys laticeps (Schlegel, 1852)
Collection: Bay of Bengal, latitude 20⁰.16′ N, longitude 87⁰.28′ E, 200 m, October 2011.
Voucher No.: CMLRE 291 07 03
Description: Species of Satyrichthys with four (rarely three or five) lip and 2–5 chin barbels; antrose spines present on upper lateral bony plates of caudal peduncle; parietal bones unequal in size on midline; no dusky spots on dorsal fin. Color in fresh- Head and body in fresh specimen have uniform red color; ventral surface pale red. All the fins are reddish including the barbels.
Distribution: Japan, Taiwan, East China Sea, Sulu Sea, South China Sea, Andaman Sea, Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, , Saya de Malha Bank, off Indian coast of southern Africa, in depth of 58–300 m.
Identified by: Rajeesh Kumar M P
Publication: Rajeesh Kumar M. P, Vinu Jacob, Sumod K. S. Hashim M., Sanjeevan V. N., Sudhakar M. (2016) Fishes of the family Peristediidae (Pisces: Scorpaeniformes) from Indian waters with four new records. South Indian Journal of Biological Sciences 2.4 (2016): 404-414.
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