On the gonad of the protandric prawn Hippolysmata ensirostris Kemp

Sukumaran, K K (1981) On the gonad of the protandric prawn Hippolysmata ensirostris Kemp. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 28 (1&2). pp. 195-198.

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Abstract

Hippolysmata ensirostris the gonad is a true testfe with a pair of vas deferens in males. In females, the gonad is an ovotestis and consists of an anterior ovarian portion' and1 a posterior tesrtibulair pontiion. The testiicuSair porttan though present in all females, «s> in a State of atrophy. However, the testicular portion contains sperans. A pair of wis deferens is present fa active females in adiditkMi to oviducts

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:gonad; protandric prawn; Hippolysmata ensirostris; prawn
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:559
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:14 May 2010 14:42
Last Modified:14 May 2010 14:42

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