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
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > 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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