Underwater ecological observations in the Gulf of Mannar off Tuticorin-VI. On The Habitat, Movements and Breeding Habits of the Chank, Xancus pyrum (Linnaeus)

Mahadevan, S and Nayar, K Nagappan (1966) Underwater ecological observations in the Gulf of Mannar off Tuticorin-VI. On The Habitat, Movements and Breeding Habits of the Chank, Xancus pyrum (Linnaeus). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 8 (1). pp. 213-217.

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Abstract

While carrying out the underwater survey of the sea bottom off the coast of Tuticorin the habitat and movements of chanks, their copulating habits and the process of spawning were carefully observed by the present authors for the first time. It was felt that the following account of observations would be of some interest.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tuticorin; Gulf of Mannar
Subjects: Oceanography > Underwater study
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
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Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2010 06:26
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:13
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1691

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