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Table 1 List of new species records from Lakshadweep reefs. The status (yes/no) of previous reports of these speceis, from Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the mainland coast of India, is also shown

From: Fishes of Lakshadweep archipelago: new records, review and a revised checklist

Sl No. Species Previous records
Andaman Nicobar Islands Mainland Coast of India
1 Neotrygon indica Pavan-Kumar et al., 2018 Yes Yes
2 Taeniura meyeni Müller & Henle, 1841 Yes Yes
3 Sebastapistes cyanostigma (Bleeker, 1856) No No
4 Pseudanthias ignitus (Randall & Lubbock, 1981) Yes No
5 Zoramia virdiventer Greenfield, Langston & Randall, 2005 No No
6 Lutjanus rivulatus (Cuvier, 1828) Yes Yes
7 Monotaxis heterodon (Bleeker, 1854) Yes No
8 Parapercis millepunctata (Gunther, 1860) Yes Yes
9 Helcogramma striata Hansen, 1986 Yes No
10 Ecsenius yaeyamaensis (Aoyagi, 1954) No No
11 Thalassoma amblycephalum (Bleeker, 1856) Yes No
12 Nemateleotris magnificus (Fowler, 1938) Yes No
13 Ctenochaetus truncatus Randall & Clements 2001 Yes No
14 Naso hexacanthus (Bleeker 1855) Yes No
15 Naso tonganus (Valenciennes, 1835) No No