Fat and water contents of the muscle and ovary during the maturation cycle of Pseudosciaena aneus (Block) and Johnius carutta (Bloch)

Rao, T Appa (1967) Fat and water contents of the muscle and ovary during the maturation cycle of Pseudosciaena aneus (Block) and Johnius carutta (Bloch). Indian Journal of Fisheries, 14 (1&2). pp. 293-297.

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Abstract

In fishes fat accumulates mostly in muscles, liver, intestine and gonads for utilization during the reproductive activity (Milroy, 1898; Bruce, 1924; Channon and Saby, 1932; Lovern and Wood, 1937; Hickling, 1947; Bailey, 1952; Hoar, 1957; Love, 1957). Previous investigations (Milroy, 1898; Lovern and Wood, 1937; Hickling, 1947) revealed that during maturation the fats which are stored in various organs are transferred to maturing gonads.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fat; water contents; muscle; ovary; maturation cycle; Pseudosciaena aneus; Johnius carutta
Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Fish biology
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2010 05:27
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:16
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/2289

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