Vijayakumaran, M and Radhakrishnan, E V (1986) Effects of food density on feeding and moulting of phyllosoma larvae of the spiny lobster Panulirus homarus (Linnaeus). In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Coastal Aquaculture, Part 4, MBAI, 12-18 January 1980, Cochin.
Feeding response of the laboratory reared second stage phyllosoma larvae of the spiny lobster Panulirus homarus was studied individually on a diet of newly hatched Artemia salina nauplii. The density of food affected feeding and moulting under experimental conditions. With increase in density of Artemia nauplii from 1 to 100/60 ml, consumption also increased from an average of 0.5 to 27.8 nauplii/day. Percentage consumption increased from 50 when offered 1 nauplius/ 60 ml to 80 at a ration of 5 nauplii and thereafter decreased gradually to 27.8 at a density of 100 nauplii/60 ml.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Food density; phyllosoma larvae; spiny lobster; Panulirus homarus (Linnaeus)|
|Subjects:||Crustacean Fisheries > Lobsters|
Food and Feeding
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Geetha P Mrs|
|Deposited On:||18 Aug 2010 05:25|
|Last Modified:||18 Aug 2010 05:25|
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