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.
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.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||hermaphroditism; Indian mackerel; Rastrelliger canagurta|
|Subjects:||Fish and Fisheries > Fish physiology|
Demersal Fishes > Mackerel
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||12 Jan 2011 15:56|
|Last Modified:||12 Jan 2011 15:56|
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