Fishery and biology of the Flamingo shrimp Parapenaeus longipes (Alcock, 1705) off Veraval

Chakraborty, Rekha D and Thumber, B P (2007) Fishery and biology of the Flamingo shrimp Parapenaeus longipes (Alcock, 1705) off Veraval. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 49 (1). pp. 97-99.

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    Abstract

    The Flamingo shrimp Parapenaeus longipes (Alcock, 1705) contributed to nearly 4 % and 6 % of penaeid shrimp landings at Veraval during 2004 and 2005 respectively. In both the years the females dominated the catch with a mean size = 80 mm in most of the cases. Relationship between length and weight was significantly different (p < 0.05) in the sexes. Spent females formed 51 % in 2004 while late maturing constituted 42% in 2005. Though the minimum size at maturity was 81-85 mm, majority of the females were found to be mature at 86-90 mm and above. Females dominated during both the years. Gradual increase in landings was observed from February to April, 2004, but it was reverse during the same period in 2005

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Flamingo shrimp; Parapenaeus longipes; Veraval
    Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2010 08:57
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:15
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/2121

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