The Growth and regeneration of an aquarium-held Spiny lobster, Panulirus polyphagus (Herbst) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palinuridae)

Kathirvel, M (1973) The Growth and regeneration of an aquarium-held Spiny lobster, Panulirus polyphagus (Herbst) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palinuridae). Indian Journal of Fisheries, 20 (1). pp. 219-221.

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Abstract

Growth of spiny lobster, Panulirus polyphagus (Herbst) in captivity is reported. The lobster was maintained in the laboratory aquarium tank for 31 days during Which period it moulted t^Vice, the first moult occurring on the day following capture and the second moult after an interval of 29 days. Brief notes on the growth, regeneration of thes right antenna! ilagellum and the effect of regeneration on the growth of the lobster observed during the period are given.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Spiny lobster; Panulirus polyphagus; Crustacea; Decapoda; Palinuridae
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Lobsters
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:1253
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:28 Jun 2010 15:23
Last Modified:28 Jun 2010 15:23

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