A brief description of the cat shark, Chiloscyllwm griseum Muller and henle, from Indian waters, with some biological notes

Devadoss, P (1987) A brief description of the cat shark, Chiloscyllwm griseum Muller and henle, from Indian waters, with some biological notes. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 34 (3). pp. 343-347.

[img]
Preview
PDF
31Kb

Abstract

The cat shark, Chfloscyllium griseum, is described in detail based on samples collected frcm both the coasts of India. The patterns of growth of individual organs are also given. The length-weight relationship was not significantly different between sexes, so a common value, Log W = —4.8378 + 2.7314 log L, was obtained. The shnrk feeds on bottom fishes. Males mature at 520 mm and females at 530 mm TL. The egg-cases are laid outside for development.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:cat shark; Chiloscyllwm griseum
Subjects:Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:358
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:07 Apr 2010 16:01
Last Modified:07 Apr 2010 16:01

Repository Staff Only: item control page