Occurrence of hermaphroditism in Polynemus heptadactylus Cuv. & Val

Nayak, P D (1959) Occurrence of hermaphroditism in Polynemus heptadactylus Cuv. & Val. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 1 (2). pp. 257-258.


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Hermaphroditism which is very common among the invertebrates occurs as an anomaly in fishes. While in Serranus spp. this phenomenon prevails as a normal condition, it is observed as an abnormal feature of variable frequency in teleosts like Herring, Cod, Mackerel and some of the Pleuronectidae.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hermaphroditism; invertebrates; teleosts; Herring; Cod; Mackerel; Pleuronectidae.
Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Fish physiology
Fish and Fisheries > Fish biology
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
Depositing User: Geetha P Mrs
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2010 05:05
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:12
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1610

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