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Plectorhinchus macrospilus, a new species of thicklip (Perciformes: Haemulidae) from the Andaman Sea off southwestern Thailand
Satapoomin, U.; Randall, J.E. (2000). Plectorhinchus macrospilus, a new species of thicklip (Perciformes: Haemulidae) from the Andaman Sea off southwestern Thailand. Phuket Mar. Biol. Cent. Res. Bull. 63: 9-16
In: Phuket Marine Biological Center. Research bulletin. Phuket Marine Biological Center: Phuket. ISSN 0858-1088, more
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  • Satapoomin, U.
  • Randall, J.E.

Abstract
    Plectorhinchus macrospilus is described as a new species of haemulid fish from the adult holotype, and a subadult paratype collected at the Similan Islands in the Andaman Sea off the coast of southwesten Thailand. It is characterized as follows: dorsal-fin rays XII, 21; anal-fin rays III,8; pored lateral-line scales 58; a low gill-raker count 4-6 + 14-15, total 18-21; scales above the lateral line 14, below 19-21; chin with 6 pores, no median pit; adults with many large black spots on body, nape, and soft portions of median fins, and smaller black spots on head; juveniles with 4 (or probably 5 when smaller) dark stripes more than half orbit diameter in width that gradually break up into spots with growth.

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