Abnormal hermaphroditic skipjack, Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758) from Agatti coast, Lakshadweep, India

Pillai, N G K and Jabbar, B and Mallia, Jyothi V and Muhsin, A I (2007) Abnormal hermaphroditic skipjack, Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus, 1758) from Agatti coast, Lakshadweep, India. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 54 (2). pp. 239-241.

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Abstract

A hermaphroditic specimen of skipjack tuna, Katsuwonus pelamis of forklength (FL) – 56 cm and total weight (TW) – 3.20 kg was caught by pole and line on 21st November 2005 from the Agatti coast, Lakshadweep. Histological studies revealed that both the ovarian and testicular portions had developed a complete series of gametogenic cell lines.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:hermaphroditic skipjack; Katsuwonus pelamis; Agatti coast; Lakshadweep; India
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries > Tuna fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:5862
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Deposited On:03 Nov 2010 16:54
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