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-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
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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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