Broodstock development of cobia- Winter School on Recent Advances in Breeding and Larviculture of Marine Finfish and Shellfish

Gopakumar, G (2009) Broodstock development of cobia- Winter School on Recent Advances in Breeding and Larviculture of Marine Finfish and Shellfish. [Teaching Resource]

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Abstract

The cobia (Rachycentron canadum ) is distributed worldwide in warm marine waters. They are found throughout the water column and are caught in both coastal and continental shelf waters, although they are typically considered to be an offshore species. Wild caught cobia do not support a major commercial fishery and generally considered as incidental catch. Sexual maturity is reported in males at 1-2 years and in females 2-3 years, with females growing both larger and faster with maximum sizes upto 60 kg.

Item Type: Teaching Resource
Uncontrolled Keywords: Broodstock development; cobia
Subjects: Aquaculture
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2010 06:09
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:32
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/5331

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