Food and feeding habits of fishes from trawl catches in the Bay of Bengal with observations on diurnal variation in the nature of the feed

Rao, K Srinivasa (1964) Food and feeding habits of fishes from trawl catches in the Bay of Bengal with observations on diurnal variation in the nature of the feed. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 11 A (1). pp. 277-314.

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    Abstract

    The magnitude of fish stocks in a region is a function of its food potentialities. Food is an important factor in the biology of fishes to the extent of governing their growth, fecundity and migratory movements. Variations in the seasonal and diurnal abundance of the favourite food organisms of different species of fish, in any region, may influence respectively the horizontal and vertical movements of the fish stocks. Hence, a correct knowledge of the relationship between the fishes and food organisms is essential for the prediction and exploitation of the fish stocks. An objective study of these relationships should be properly integrated in the orientation of a commercially exploited fishery, taking into account the diversity of the component species constituting the total fishery of the region.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Food and feeding; Bay of Bengal; diurnal variation
    Subjects: Food and Feeding
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2010 11:16
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:15
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/2146

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