Food and feeding habits of Decapterus russelli (Ruppell, 1830) along the Malabar coast

Manojkumar, P P (2007) Food and feeding habits of Decapterus russelli (Ruppell, 1830) along the Malabar coast. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 54 (4). pp. 427-431.

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    Abstract

    Study on the food and feeding habits of Decapterus russelli showed that it is a carnivore, subsisting mainly on crustaceans, fishes, polychaetes, salps, molluscs and miscellaneous items. Crustaceans were the most dominant item in different size groups. The fish showed preference to other food fishes as they grew. The intensity of feeding was high during most of the months. Feeding intensity was high in juveniles followed by immature, maturing and spent fishes.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Food and feeding; Decapterus russelli; Malabar coast
    Subjects: Food and Feeding
    Demersal Fishes > Carangids
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kozhikode
    Depositing User: Users 171 not found.
    Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2010 06:12
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:35
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/5880

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