Pillai, P K Mahadevan and Devadoss, P (1975) A note on the fecundity and spawning period of Drepane punctata (Linnaeus). Indian Journal of Fisheries, 22 (1&2). pp. 262-264.
A brief account of th« fecundity and spawning periodicity of Drepane punctata (Uniraeus) caught by the mechanised boats off Porto Novo is given. The number of eggs of D. punctata v/m estimiOed to range between 1,49,251 to 7,96,932. TTJC observations on stages of maturity during lune-September 1972 and ova-diameter frequency of intra-ovarian eggs suggest that there is a short and resected' spawning period in this species.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||fecundity; spawning; Drepane punctata; spotted batfish|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries|
|Depositing User:||Dr. V Mohan|
|Date Deposited:||18 Jun 2010 07:02|
|Last Modified:||09 Sep 2015 15:10|
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