Notes on the bionomics and fishery of the prawn Metapenmus dobsoni Miers on the South-west coast of India

Menon, M K (1955) Notes on the bionomics and fishery of the prawn Metapenmus dobsoni Miers on the South-west coast of India. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 2 (1). pp. 41-56.

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    Abstract

    In a previous paper (1951) an attempt was made to present a detailed account of the various larval stages of the penaeid prawn Metapenceus dobsoni, together with brief notes on some aspects of its bionomics. Since then a considerable amount of data relating to the species has accumulated in the course of the investigations at Narakkal from October 1951 with special reference to the paddy field prawn fishery. When this fishery was not in operation, i.e., from about the middle of April to about the middle of November, samples of pravm catches from backwaters have been studied in order that data on the species for the whole year would be available.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: bionomics; fishery; Metapenmus dobsoni
    Subjects: Fishery biology
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2010 10:53
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:13
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1644

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