Some aspects of biology of the white-spotted Spine-foot, Siganus canaliculatus (park, 1797) From the Gulf of Mannar

Jayasankar, P (1990) Some aspects of biology of the white-spotted Spine-foot, Siganus canaliculatus (park, 1797) From the Gulf of Mannar. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 37 (1). pp. 9-14.

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Abstract

The regression coefficients of length-weight relationships of males and females of S. canaliculatus are not significantly different and therefore a common regression is recommended. The regression coefficient does not significantly depart from 3. The spawning season is from November to February in the Gulf of Mannar. The female attains first maturity at about 177 mm length. Fecundity varies from 33,711 to 284,516 and bears good correlation with ovary weight.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Spine-foot; Siganus canaliculatus; Gulf of Mannar
Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Fish biology
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2010 10:14
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:06
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/279

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