Length-weight relationship and growth of the speckled shrimp Metapenaeus monoceros (Fabricius) off Saurashtra

Dineshbabu, A P (2006) Length-weight relationship and growth of the speckled shrimp Metapenaeus monoceros (Fabricius) off Saurashtra. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 48 (2). pp. 180-184.

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Abstract

The length-weight relationship for male and female of the speckled shrimp Metapenaeus monoceros (Fabricius) collected at Veraval were W = 0.009277 L2.9f2o r male and female W = 0.003570 L3.29T.h e von Bertalanffy growth parameters were L_ 184 mm and 228mm and annual K 1.8 and 2.0 for males and females respectively. The fishery is constituted by the shrimps in the length range of 96 to 220 mm. Life span of the species is estimated as 2 to 3 years and the fishery is supported mainly by of zero year age group. Keywords: LW relationship, growth, Metapenaeus monoceros

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Speckled shrimp; Metapenaeus monoceros (Fabricius); Saurashtra
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:2084
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:09 Aug 2010 12:20
Last Modified:09 Aug 2010 12:20

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