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-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:1310
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:01 Jul 2010 12:23
Last Modified:01 Jul 2010 12:23

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