Bioluminescence and mackerel fishery

Silas, E G (1967) Bioluminescence and mackerel fishery. In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Scombroid Fishes, Part 3,; MBAI, 12-15 January 1962, Mandapam.

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Abstract

Bioluminescence or ' phosphorescence ' is primarily associated with the marine environment,and this phenomenon has sporadically appeared in several marine organisms often involving even complex light organs and glandular structures as seen in certain species of euphausiids, copepods, ostracods, etc. Quite often spectacular luminescence on the surface of the sea is noticed and this may be caused by a profusion of dinoflagellates such as Noctiluca, Gonyaulax, and Peridinium. For a fuller discussion on the subject of bioluminescence reference is invited to Harvey

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Bioluminescence; mackerel fishery; phosphorescence
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries > Mackerel fishery
Fish and Fisheries > Fish biology
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:2438
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:17 Aug 2010 16:25
Last Modified:17 Aug 2010 16:25

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