THE DEVELOPMENT AND SEQUENTIAL OSSIFICATION IN THE MARINE CATFISH, TACHYSURUS THALASSINUS (RUPPELL)

Menon, N G and Bande, V N and Balachandran, K (1989) THE DEVELOPMENT AND SEQUENTIAL OSSIFICATION IN THE MARINE CATFISH, TACHYSURUS THALASSINUS (RUPPELL). Indian Journal of Fisheries, 36 (1). pp. 1-10.

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Abstract

The development of Tachysurus thalassinus is described based on experimental rearing of embryos, from early embryonic stage to complete absorption of yolk sac. The time taken for development from egg to complete absorption of yolk is thirty five days. The progressive ossification of embryonic/larval skeleton is studied with the help of alizarin -red S stained, embryonic skeleton at various stages of development. The prominent characters of the species are laid down early in the larval stages and maintained throughout the life.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:marine catfish; Tachysurus thalassinus
Subjects:Demersal Fishes > Cat Fishes
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:545
Deposited By:Edwin Joseph
Deposited On:13 May 2010 18:02
Last Modified:13 May 2010 18:02

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