Note on a hermaphroditic gonad in the Indian Mackeral Rastrelliger canagurta (Cuvier)

Rao, V Ramamohana (1962) Note on a hermaphroditic gonad in the Indian Mackeral Rastrelliger canagurta (Cuvier). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 4 (2). pp. 241-242.

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Abstract

While examining a sample of mackerel brought from UUal, a fishing village five miles from Mangalore, on 1st May 1961, a hermaphroditic gonad was observed in one specimen. The fish measured 221 mm, in total length and was normal to all outward appearance. Internally 'also, apart from this hermaphroditic gonad, no other abnormalities were noticed. Parasitic infection was not seen in the body cavity.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Indian Mackeral; Rastrelliger canagurta; Cuvier
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries > Mackerel fishery
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:1646
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:27 Jul 2010 17:25
Last Modified:27 Jul 2010 17:25

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