Distribution, habits and habitats of palinurid lobsters and their larvae

Raghu Prasad, R (1986) Distribution, habits and habitats of palinurid lobsters and their larvae. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 70 . pp. 8-15.

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By limiting the stocking density to about 70,000/ha. Improvements in flushing system, increase in the watei dspth. steady supply of nutriti\e food, provision of 'water blender' to avoid oxygen depletion are some of the suggestions for more effective implementation and higher production of spiny lobsters. The Family Palinuridae consists of nine genera and all these are represented in the Indian Ocean. Altogether eighteen species belonging to 9 genera have been recorded from the Indian Ocean. Spiny lobsters are sheher dwellers and include singular or multiple den residency and show definite homing patterns.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Distribution; habits; habitats; palinurid lobsters; larvae
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Lobsters
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:2750
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Deposited On:23 Sep 2010 10:08
Last Modified:30 May 2012 13:25

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