Noble, A (1971) Some deformities noticed in the indian mackerel, Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier). Indian Journal of Fisheries, 18 (1&2). pp. 187-190.
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.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||indian mackerel; Rastrelliger kanagurta|
|Subjects:||Pelagic Fisheries > Mackerel fishery|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries|
|Depositing User:||Dr. V Mohan|
|Date Deposited:||03 Jul 2010 10:37|
|Last Modified:||09 Sep 2015 15:11|
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