Studies on the fishery and biology of Hippolysmata ensirostris Kemp in Bombay coast

Sukumaran, K K (1979) Studies on the fishery and biology of Hippolysmata ensirostris Kemp in Bombay coast. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 26 (1&2). pp. 140-149.

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Abstract

The results of investigations on the fishery and biology of Hippolysmata ensirostris during 1970-75 at Bombay are presented. The average growth rats recorded of this species is 5.3 mm per month. The life span of the prawn is estimated as 16-20 months. The bulk of the catch was contributed by the 0-year class, particularly above 7 months, It is a perennial spawner. Femrle matures when 7-8 months old. Maximum number of eggs produced by a female is 6000.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:fishery biology; Hippolysmata ensirostris; Bombay coast
Subjects:Fish and Fisheries > Fish biology
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:682
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:31 May 2010 11:08
Last Modified:31 May 2010 11:08

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