Some aspects of the biology of cuttlefishes

Silas, E G and Sarvesan, R and Nair, K Prabhakaran and Appanasastry, Y and Sreenivasan, P V and Meiyappan, M M and Vidyasagar, Kuber and Rao, K Satyanarayana and Rao, B Narayana (1985) Some aspects of the biology of cuttlefishes. CMFRI Bulletin, 37. pp. 49-70.


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The biological aspects namely, sexuality, sex composition, size at first maturity, spawning, age and growth, distribution of adults, food and distribution of juveniles of six species of cuttlefishes Sepia pharaonis, S. aculeata, S. elliptica, S. brevimam, S. prashadi and S. inermis are discussed here. Sepia pharaonis showed differential growth and the rate of growth of females was higher than that of males. By contrast growth rate of Sepia aculeata was almost similar in both sexes.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: biology; cuttlefishes
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Cephalopods
Fish and Fisheries > Fish biology
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 06:27
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:17

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