An instance of hermaphroditism in the Indian mackerel Rastrelliger canagurta 'Cuvier'

Prabhu, M S and Antony Raja, B T (1958) An instance of hermaphroditism in the Indian mackerel Rastrelliger canagurta 'Cuvier'. Current Science, 28 (2). pp. 73-74.

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    Abstract

    While instances of hermaphroditism are known to occur in the European mackerel (Scomber scombrus L. no such cases are on record fcr the Indinn mackerel, Rastrelliger canagurta. It is interesting to report, therefore, the occurrence of a single hermaphrodite specimen of R. canagurta in a sample taken from the fish market at Karwar and reported to have been caught at Majali, seven miles north of 'Karwar on 25th March 1958.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: hermaphroditism; Indian mackerel; Rastrelliger canagurta
    Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Fish physiology
    Demersal Fishes > Mackerel
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2011 10:26
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:41
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/6913

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