Symphysanodon andersoni Kotthaus, 1974:52

Bucktoothed slopefish



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1974

Rediscovered in April 2014



Arabian Sea


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Kotthaus, A. (1974). Fische des Indischen Ozeans. Ergebnisse der ichthyologischen Untersuchungen während der Expedition des Forschungsschiffes “Meteor” in den Indischen Ozean, Oktober 1964 bis Mai 1965. A. Systematischer Teil, XI. Percomorphi (4). “Meteor” Forschungsergebnisse, Reihe D, 17: 33-54.


Other references:

Anderson, William D. Jnr., Chesalin, Mikhail V., Jawad, Laith A. and Al Shajibi, Said R. (2015). Redescription of the percoid fish Symphysanodon andersoni Kotthaus (Symphysanodontidae) from the northwestern Indian Ocean, based on the holotype and the second known specimen. Zootaxa 4021(3): 475-481.

Manilo, L. G. and Bogorodsky, S. V. (2003). Taxonomic composition, diversity and distribution of coastal fishes of the Arabian Sea. Journal of Ichthyology 43(Supplement 1): S75-S149.


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