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-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:6913
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:12 Jan 2011 15:56
Last Modified:12 Jan 2011 15:56

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