Observations on pelagic fish eggs and larvae in the coastal waters of Tuticorin

Siraimeetan, Pon and Marichamy, R (1987) Observations on pelagic fish eggs and larvae in the coastal waters of Tuticorin. CMFRI Bulletin National Symposium on Research and Development in Marine Fisheries Sessions I & II 1987, 44 (1). pp. 245-250.

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Abstract

Quantitative Estimation of pelagic fish eggs and larvae which occurred in the plankton collections of Tuticorin coast during 1976-85 indicated their abundance in space and time A trimodal cycle in tin distribution of fish eggs and larvae with peaks in February-March, June-July and September-October was observed, indicating the spawning seasons. A maximum occurrence of 7,584 eggs contributing to 80.6% In the composition of total zooplankton was recorded In October, 1978 coinciding the permonsoon season. Hydrological and meteorological features of the area in relation to the distribution of fish eggs and larvae are briefly discussed. A variety of types of eggs and larvae sorted in the collections indicated the area as an important resourceful ground in the fishery map of Southeast coast of India

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Pelagic fish eggs; larvae; Tuticorin
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:2912
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:04 Oct 2010 10:41
Last Modified:04 Oct 2010 10:41

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