Seasonal culture of Pseudapocryptes elongates (Cuvier, 1816) in West Godavari and Krishna Districts of Andhra Pradesh

Megarajan, Sekhar and Ranjan, Ritesh and Xavier, Biji and Edward, Loveson and Ponnaganti, Shiva and Imelda, Joseph and Ghosh, Shubhadeep (2016) Seasonal culture of Pseudapocryptes elongates (Cuvier, 1816) in West Godavari and Krishna Districts of Andhra Pradesh. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (228). pp. 11-12. ISSN 0254-380 X

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    Abstract

    The gobi, Pseudapocryptes elongates (Ramuluin telugu) is an air-breathing fish belonging to thefamily Gobiidae. A bottom dwelling fish, it is mostlyobserved in canals and creeks of estuaries. BesidesIndia, it is found in countries like Bangladesh,Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia,Singapore, Taiwan, China, Thailand and Vietnam.In India, it is mostly distributed along east coast.Life history of the fish is different from other fishesin the family Gobiidae. After it completes itsplanktonic stage in the coastal waters the larvaeenter the intertidal zone, where it metamorphosesinto juveniles which enters creeks and mangroveareas. Here, they grow for 8-9 months and becomeadults. After sexual maturation, the adult fish goesback into the sea for breeding.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Seasonal culture; Pseudapocryptes elongates; West Godavari; Krishna; Andhra Pradesh
    Subjects: Aquaculture
    Divisions: CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2017 10:47
    Last Modified: 04 Jul 2018 05:27
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/11415

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