Growth of the spiny lobster, Panulirus homarus (Linnaeus), in captivity

Thomas, M M (1972) Growth of the spiny lobster, Panulirus homarus (Linnaeus), in captivity. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 19 (1&2). pp. 125-129.


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The growth of Panulirus homarus (Linnaeus) in captivity is traced in relation to moulting. The growth per moult of 4 to 9 mm carapace length and annual rate of growth of 30 mm in male and 17 mm in female are found to be in agreement wiih those of its congeners. Instances of moulting without growth and death during exuviation are also reported.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: spiny lobster; Panulirus homarus
Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Lobsters
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2010 08:58
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:11

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