Morphological relationships and conversion factors in spiny lobster Panulirus polyphagus (herbst) from the Northwest Coast of India

Kagwade, P V (1987) Morphological relationships and conversion factors in spiny lobster Panulirus polyphagus (herbst) from the Northwest Coast of India. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 34 (3). pp. 348-352.

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    Abstract

    Conversion factors have been determined for 5 sets of variables, namely carapace length and total length, abdominal weight and total weight, total length and total weight, total length and abdominal weight and carapace length and abdominal weight. The relationship between the first 2. sets of variables was found to be linear and the other 3 sets, exponential. Carapace is longer in male than in female. The female has a shorter carapace and hence a longer as well as heavier abdomen, whereas the total weight is more in male than in female.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Morphological relationship; Lobster; Panulirus polyphagus
    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: 07 Apr 2010 10:53
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:06
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/359

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