Fecundity fluctuations in the oil-sardine, Sardinella longiceps Val.

Antony Raja, B T (1971) Fecundity fluctuations in the oil-sardine, Sardinella longiceps Val. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 18 (1&2). pp. 84-98.


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The functional relationship between fecundity and length in the oil-sardine is curvilinear and that between fecundity and weight is rectilinear. Comparing the relative merits of the two relationships, the study has revealed that it cannot be held that the fecundity,-weight relationship is better as a rule. On the other hand, a comparison made of expected fecundity and weight ad'usted to a common length shows that, in general, the heavier fish of identical length are more fecund. For a given length or weight the fecundity variations are considerable.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fecundity fluctuations; oil-sardine; Sardinella longiceps
Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries > Oil sardine
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2010 08:40
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:11
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1320

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