Induced maturation of penaeid prawns - a review

Muthu, M S and Laxminarayana, A (1982) Induced maturation of penaeid prawns - a review. In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Coastal Aquaculture, Part 1, MBAI, 12-18 January 1980, Cochin.


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For hatchery production of penaeid prawn seed a steady supply of spawners is essential for effective planning of the operations. The uncertainty of procuring spawners from the wild has stimulated world wide interest in the efforts to induce penaeid prawns to mature under controlled conditions. The methods employed, research results achieved and the constraints encountered are reviewed critically in this paper.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Penaeid prawns; Induced maturation
Subjects: Aquaculture
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Depositing User: Geetha P Mrs
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2010 15:21
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:16

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