Maturation and spawning of Decapterus russelli (Ruppell, 1830) along the Malabar Coast

Manojkumar, P P (2005) Maturation and spawning of Decapterus russelli (Ruppell, 1830) along the Malabar Coast. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 52 (2). pp. 171-178.

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    Abstract

    The spawning period of the Indian scad Decapterus russelli, as indicated by ova diameter frequencies is prolonged, extending from March to December with peak in April-May and September. Fishes with mature, ripe and spent gonads were noticed from March to December. The relative condition factor(Kn) and gonadosomatic index (GSI) values ranged between 0.93-0.98 and 0.75-3.85 respectively, with peaks in March-May.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Decapterus russelli; malabar coast
    Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Fish behaviour
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Depositing User: Users 5 not found.
    Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2010 11:28
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:05
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/202

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