Observations on the feeding and moulting of laboratory reared phyllosoma larvae of the spiny lobster Panulirus homarus (Linnaeus) under different light regimes

Radhakrishnan, E V and Vijayakumaran, M (1986) Observations on the feeding and moulting of laboratory reared phyllosoma larvae of the spiny lobster Panulirus homarus (Linnaeus) under different light regimes. In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Coastal Aquaculture, Part 4; MBAI, 12-18 January 1980, Cochin.

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    Abstract

    Phyllosoma larvae of the spiny lobster Panulirus homarus hatched under laboratory conditions were fed on 1-2 day old Artemia salina nauplii. The feeding intensity and moulting frequency of the larvae were studied. When fed with one day old Artemia nauplii, the phyllosoma larvae consumed at an average rate of IS.l ±0.94 nauplii/day and moulted five times in 31.2 days to reach the IV phyllosoma stage. But those fed with two day old nauplii consumed 19.3 ±1.6 nauplii/day and required 34 days to complete the fifth moult under similar environmental conditions.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Feeding and moulting; Laboratory reared phyllosoma larvae; Spiny lobster; Panulirus homarus (Linnaeus)
    Subjects: Aquaculture
    Crustacean Fisheries > Lobsters
    Food and Feeding
    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: Geetha P Mrs
    Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2010 12:01
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:16
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/2336

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