The estimation of organic carbon in the stomach Contents of some marine fishes

Qasim, S Z and Jacob, P G (1972) The estimation of organic carbon in the stomach Contents of some marine fishes. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 19 (1&2). pp. 29-34.

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    Abstract

    The method, which was originally developed for the determination of organic carbon in marine muds, has been adopted for the estimation of organic carbon in stomach contents of marine fishes. Analysis of the stomach contents of four species with different feeding habits has been given and working instructions have been provided for the determination of organic carbon. The same method has also been used for the determination of organic carbon in the whole fish. The method gave consistent results throughout the analysis. The ratio of body carbon to food carbon in a zooplankton feeder and a carnivore were nearer to 1, but in phytoplankton and detritus feeders these ratios were between 5 and 7.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: estimation of organic carbon; stomach Contents; marine fishes
    Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Fish physiology
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
    CMFRI-Kochi > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2010 08:46
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:11
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1286

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