On the occurrence of the caridean prawn Thalassocaris lucida (Dana) in the stomach of Neothunnus macropterus (Temminck and Schlegel) from the Arabian Sea

George, M J and George, K C (1964) On the occurrence of the caridean prawn Thalassocaris lucida (Dana) in the stomach of Neothunnus macropterus (Temminck and Schlegel) from the Arabian Sea. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 6 (1). pp. 171-172.

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Abstract

On 8th January 1962, while on a regular research cruise of R. V. VARUNA, one specimen of a yellowfin tuna Neothunnus macropterus was caught on the trolling Une from a medium-sized shoal sighted outside the continental shelf oflF Quilon. The specimen was a male measuring 68, cm. in total length. On examination of the stomach it was found to be gorged with small-sized shrimp along with a few other items such as 1 small Caranx sp., 6 squids and 3 semi-digested unidentifiable

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:yellowfin tuna; Neothunnus macropterus; caridean prawn; Thalassocaris lucida (Dana)
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:1667
Deposited By:Edwin Joseph
Deposited On:06 Aug 2010 15:21
Last Modified:06 Aug 2010 15:21

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