Larval development — Penaeus indicus H. Milne Edwards

Muthu, M S and Pillai, N N and George, K V (1979) Larval development — Penaeus indicus H. Milne Edwards. CMFRI Bulletin, 28 . pp. 12-21.

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The larvae of Pe/)set/s/V)Q'/C6/S reared from eggs spawned in the laboratory are discribed and illustrated and compared with earlier descriptions of the species. At the rearing temperature of 24.4°C to 26.8°C the nauplii hatched out of the eggs 16-17 hours after spawing; the nauplius stage lasted 40-50 hours and the proto- zoea and mysis stages 4-6i and 4-7 days respectivley. The larvae passed through 6 nauplius substages, 3 protozoea substages and 3 mysis substages before reaching postlarva I stage,

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Larval development: Penaeus indicus
Subjects:Eggs and Larvae
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:558
Deposited On:26 May 2010 14:15
Last Modified:26 May 2010 14:16
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