Note on the blunthorn lobsters from Chennai

Kizhakudan, Joe K and Thirumilu, P (2006) Note on the blunthorn lobsters from Chennai. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 48 (2). pp. 260-262.


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The Japanese blunthorn lobster, Palinustus waguensis was landed at Chennai's trawl landing centre by deep sea trawlers operating along the Tamilnadu coast in February, April, August and September 2004. The specimens collected were in the size range of 32 - 48 mrn carapace length (CL) in February and 53 - 75 mm in August. The females sampled were all in an advanced state of maturation, with ripe ova, in both the months. The length-weight relationships were derived as W = 0.000265 L3.Z4fo r males and W = 0.000244 L'.23f or females.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Blunthorn lobsters; Chennai; India
Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Lobsters
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2010 07:24
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:15

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