A note on the food and feeding habit of the Ribbon fish, Trichiurus lepturus

Pillai, P K Mahadevan (1974) A note on the food and feeding habit of the Ribbon fish, Trichiurus lepturus. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 21 (2). pp. 597-600.

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Abstract

The food and feeding habits of the ribbon-fish, Trichiurus lepturus obtained from the trawler catches off Tuticorin (Gulf of Mannar) during the years 1967, 1968 and 1970 have been presented. The intensity of feeding during the different months of the year and the percentage occurrence of various items of food in different size groupi of T. lepturus have been described.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:food and feeding habit Ribbon fish; Trichiurus lepturus
Subjects:Demersal Fishes > Ribbon Fishes
Food and Feeding
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:1217
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:22 Jun 2010 13:47
Last Modified:22 Jun 2010 13:47

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