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.
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.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||food and feeding habits; eel; Muraenesox cinereus; Porto Novo|
|Subjects:||Demersal Fishes > Eels|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Dr. V Mohan|
|Deposited On:||31 May 2010 14:57|
|Last Modified:||31 May 2010 14:57|
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