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.
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.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Tuticorin; Gulf of Mannar|
|Subjects:||Oceanography > Underwater study|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment|
|Deposited By:||Edwin Joseph|
|Deposited On:||07 Aug 2010 11:56|
|Last Modified:||10 Sep 2013 14:35|
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