Ummerkutty, A N P (1967) Observations on the breeding and seasonal abundance of ten species of planktonic copepods of the Gulf of Mannar. In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Crustacea, Part 2, MBAI, 12-16 January 1965, Ernakulam.
The quantitative biology of the following ten species of planktonic copepods is included in the present study: Pseudodiaptomus aurivilli, Calanopia thompsoni, Acartia erythraea, Paracalanus aculeatus, P. parvus, Calanopia aurivilli, Acrocalanus gibber, A. monachus, Euterpina aciitifrons and Oithona rigida. There have been three principal aims: (a) determination of the breeding seasons of different copepods; (b) estimation of quantitative seasonal distribution and (c) determination, if possible, of the number of broods in a year and the longevity of broods. The data obtained during the present studies on these subjects are presented, and compared with earlier works and points of interest are discussed.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Breeding; seasonal abundance; Planktonic copepods; Gulf of Mannar|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Geetha P Mrs|
|Deposited On:||18 Aug 2010 03:20|
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