Tessy, K L (1994) Studies on the biology of three cultivable species of Epinephelus from the southwest coast of India. PhD thesis, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute. Submitted to Cochin University of Science and Technology.
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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 (PhD)|
|Supervisor(s):||Menon, N G|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||biology; cultivable species; Epinephelus; southwest coast of India|
Demersal Fishes > Groupers
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||INVALID USER|
|Deposited On:||24 Nov 2010 15:07|
|Last Modified:||24 Nov 2010 15:07|
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