A note on the fecundity and spawning period of Drepane punctata (Linnaeus)

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.

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Abstract

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.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:fecundity; spawning; Drepane punctata; spotted batfish
Subjects:Demersal Fishes
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:1116
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:18 Jun 2010 12:32
Last Modified:18 Jun 2010 12:32

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