Studies on the leptocephali of Bombay waters IV. Some Ophichthyid Leptocephali

Nair, R V and Mohamed, K H (1960) Studies on the leptocephali of Bombay waters IV. Some Ophichthyid Leptocephali. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, 52 (5). pp. 191-209.

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Abstract

A number of specimens of this leptocephalus which belongs to Ophichathyid group were obtained from the ' do1 ' net catches at Versoa. Examination of these larvae showed variations in the length and height in the different specimens belonging to the same stage of growth as noticed in Muranesox talabonoides. The collection contains several larvae in different stages of growth and 3 typical growing stages and the full-grown leptocephalus are described here.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:leptocephali; Bombay waters; Ophichthyid Leptocephali
Subjects:Demersal Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:6200
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:10 Nov 2010 17:01
Last Modified:10 Nov 2010 17:01

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