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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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.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Decapterus russelli; malabar coast|
|Subjects:||Fish and Fisheries > Fish behaviour|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Edwin Joseph|
|Deposited On:||17 Mar 2010 16:58|
|Last Modified:||20 Nov 2010 11:55|
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