Some aspects of the biology of squids

Silas, E G and Rao, K Satyanarayana and Sarvesan, R and Nair, K Prabhakaran and Vidyasagar, Kuber and Meiyappan, M M and Appanasastry, Y and Rao, B Narayana (1985) Some aspects of the biology of squids. CMFRI Bulletin, 37. pp. 38-48.


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The results of studies on the biological aspects such as sexuality, sex ratio, size at first maturity, spawning, age and growth, distribution of adults, food, predators,Iife-history and distribution of juveniles of three species of squids Loligo duvaucelii, Sephreuthis lessoniana and Doryteuthis sibogae are presented. The breeding period of all the three species was found to be prolonged. In Lotigo duvaucelii the males attained sexual maturity earlier than females in the various fishing grounds investigated.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: biology; squids
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Cephalopods
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2010 06:26
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:17

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