Some deformities noticed in the indian mackerel, Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier)

Noble, A (1971) Some deformities noticed in the indian mackerel, Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier). Indian Journal of Fisheries, 18 (1&2). pp. 187-190.

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Abstract

Eight spscimens of abnormal mackerel caught at Cochin are described. Three of them had deformed tails. One was hunchbacked. Two had unusually long mandibles, while another one had a short mandible and a freak maxilla. The last specimen had an anomalous anal fin. The occurrence of abnormality was one in eight hundred. Irregularity in the caudal region was the most common abnormality.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:indian mackerel; Rastrelliger kanagurta
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries > Mackerel fishery
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:1332
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:03 Jul 2010 16:07
Last Modified:21 May 2012 13:13

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