Monishia ochetica

Author: (Norman, 1927)

Monishia ochetica (Norman, 1927)

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Coryogalops ochetica (Norman, 1927) (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: see genus. Dl VI; D2 I + 11 (10-11); A I + 9-10; P 16-17 (15-17). Scales in lateral series 28-30 (26-31). Vertebrae 27. Colour (pres.): pale fawn, with lateral blotches and mottled cheeks. Size: to 6.2 cm.

Habitat: shallows, near holes and crevices, on sand and mud-flats, with algae, and stony areas, in salinities usually 30-50 ppt. Food: no data. Reproduction: no data.

Distribution: Red Sea and Suez Canal, to Port Said (immigrant from Red Sea).

Eggs, larvae and young stages. No data.
Otoliths (sagitta). No data.