Embryonic development of larvae on the pleopods of the spiny lobster Panulirus polyphagus (Herbst) and the sand lobster Thenus orientalis (Lund) from Bombay waters

Kagwade, P V and Kabli, L M (1991) Embryonic development of larvae on the pleopods of the spiny lobster Panulirus polyphagus (Herbst) and the sand lobster Thenus orientalis (Lund) from Bombay waters. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 38 (2). pp. 73-82.

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    Abstract

    Development of laivae to phyllosoma stage while still on the pleopods in the spiny lobster Panulirus polyphagus (Herbsc)and the sand lobster Thenus orientalis (Lund)was studied. Growth of the larvae at the time of hatching appeared more in the natural habitat than in the aquarium in both the species. The larvae hatched were in phyllosoma stage and not in naupliosoma orprephyllosoma stage. Differences described in phyllosoma larvae of P. polyphagus and T. orientalis here may help in their identification.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Pleopods; Embryonic development; larvae; spiny lobster; Panulirus polyphagus; Thenus orientalis; Bombay
    Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Lobsters
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2010 08:27
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:06
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/270

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