Studies on the biometry and biology of Pennahia aneus block

Gandhi, V (1982) Studies on the biometry and biology of Pennahia aneus block. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 29 (1&2). pp. 79-84.


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Biometry and biology of PennaMa aneus Bloch from Porto-Novo waters are discussed. The total length shows the fastest growth and the eye-diameter has . the lowest rate of growth. The food consists of fishes, Cymathoa «pp., prawns, prawn mysis and Squilla spp. The juyeniles feed predominantly on crustaceans. The presence of Cymathoa spp. in the stomach contents of adults indicates that PennaMa aueus may exhibit cleaning association with other hosts of the parasite. The spawning takes place during a short period from September to October. PennaMa aneus attains sexual maturity at a length of 134 to 148 mm- Fecundity in the fish measuring 189 to 252 mm varies between J1423 and 79835.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fish biology; biometry; Pennahia aneus
Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Fish biology
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 12 May 2010 10:10
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:07

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