Studies on the biology of three cultivable species of Epinephelus from the southwest coast of India

Tessy, K L (1994) Studies on the biology of three cultivable species of Epinephelus from the southwest coast of India. ["eprint_fieldopt_thesis_type_phd" not defined] thesis, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute. Submitted to Cochin University of Science and Technology.

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Abstract

The thesis is presented in two parts. Part I describes the biologyof E. diacanthus in detail in six chapters. Chapter 1 introduces the subject - with a review of the important works carried out by earlier workers in this field. Chapter 2 describes the age and growth of the fish determined from skeletal hard parts like otoliths, scales and vertebrae. Theoretical growth and length-weight relationship are also included in this Chapter. Chapter 3 describes the food and feeding habits of - E. diacanthus, the relative importance and percentage composition of each item is described in great detail. Chapter 4 describes the reproductive biology of the three species at length giving special emphasis to protogynous hermaphroditism, age and size at sex reversal etc.

Item Type: Thesis (["eprint_fieldopt_thesis_type_phd" not defined])
Uncontrolled Keywords: biology; cultivable species; Epinephelus; southwest coast of India
Subjects: Theses
Demersal Fishes > Groupers
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Depositing User: Users 171 not found.
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2010 09:37
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:40
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/6738

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