Otolithes cuvieri Trewavas, 1974
Lesser tigertooth croaker
photo by Khan, M.M.

Family:  Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Max. size:  39 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: coasts of India and Pakistan.
Biology:  Inhabits inshore and coastal waters (Ref. 3490). Carnivorous feeder. Feeds on Acetes spp., penaeid prawns, deep-sea prawns, fishes, stomatopods, mollusks, isopods, copepods and fish larvae (Ref. 53464).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 27 September 2018 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 28.06.95
Modified by: Pablico, Grace Tolentino - 10.02.06

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