Studies on the fishery and biology of Parapenaeopsis hardwickii (Miers) from Bombay area

Sukumaran, K K and Rajan, K N (1981) Studies on the fishery and biology of Parapenaeopsis hardwickii (Miers) from Bombay area. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 28 (1&2). pp. 143-153.

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Abstract

The catch and catch par unit effort of Parapenaeapsis hardwickii during the seisons from 1967-68 to 1974-75 varied widely during different seasons. The average monthly growth recorded by female in the fishery was 7.6 mm at Sassoon Docks and 5.4 mm at Versova. The fishery was supported by 0-year and one-year classes. Female always predominated, the ratio being 4.9 and 2.0 female for unit male at Versova and Sassoon Docks, respectively. The males were represented by smaller size groups ranging between 43 and 68 mm in the fishery. The majority of females were found to be mature at 73 mm iia length. The species appears1 to bread all through the fishing season' with peaks during October and April-May at Versova and during November-December at Sassoon Docks. The average number of eggs produced by females ramgiinig in size hetweeni 63 mm and 121 mm was 65450'.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:fishery biology; Parapenaeopsis hardwickii; Bombay
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:552
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:14 May 2010 11:45
Last Modified:14 May 2010 11:45

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