Observations on the food and feeding habits of the eel, Muraenesox cinereus (Forskal) from Porto Novo

Devadoss, P and Pillai, P K Mahadevan (1979) Observations on the food and feeding habits of the eel, Muraenesox cinereus (Forskal) from Porto Novo. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 26 (1&2). pp. 244-246.

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    Abstract

    Feeding in Muraenesox cinereus was studied from the catches of hooks and line fishing operations from^ the catamarans. This fish is a carnivore and largely piscivorous, feeding on the pelagic, demersal and bottom living organisms. Cannibalistic tendency is noticed. Pelagic fishes like the mackerel and the clupeids are found mostly preferred.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: food and feeding habits; eel; Muraenesox cinereus; Porto Novo
    Subjects: Demersal Fishes > Eels
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 31 May 2010 09:27
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:08
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/706

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