Larval development - Metapenaeus brevicornis (H. Milne Edwards)

Rao, G Sudhakara (1979) Larval development - Metapenaeus brevicornis (H. Milne Edwards). CMFRI Bulletin, 28 . pp. 60-64.

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Metapenaeus brevicornis spawned in the laboratory at Kakinada Research Centre of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute and the eggs were reared up to mysis I stage. The 6 nauplius substages, 3 protozoea substages and mysis I substage are described and illustrated in detail. At a rearing temperature of 29.2°C to 30.8°C the nauplii hatched out 9 i hours after spawning. The duration of the nauplius stage was 44 hours and protozoea stage 5 days.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Larval development; Metapenaeus brevicornis
Subjects:Eggs and Larvae
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:674
Deposited On:26 May 2010 17:22
Last Modified:26 May 2010 17:22

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