Food and feeding habits of Penaeus monodon Fabricius from Korapuzha estuary

Thomas, M M (1972) Food and feeding habits of Penaeus monodon Fabricius from Korapuzha estuary. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 19 (1&2). pp. 202-204.

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    Abstract

    Preliminary studies on the food and feeding habits of Penaeus monodon from Korapuzha estuary were undertaken. The food of the species consisted of crustaceans, fishes, molluscs, polychaetes and vegetable matter in order of importance. Mud and sand particles were also found among the food items. There was no appreciable variation in the nature of the food in the different size groups.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Food and feeding habits; Penaeus monodon; Korapuzha estuary
    Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2010 06:53
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:11
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1310

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