Studies on some post larval fishes of the Madras plankton

Nair, R V (1952) Studies on some post larval fishes of the Madras plankton. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, 35 (B 5). pp. 225-244.



With a view to study .the larval and post-larval stages of the common pshes occurring along the Madras Coast, regular plankton collections were . made from the Sea and from the backwaters of the Cooum and Adyar throughout the period of study. These collections contained post-larval forms of fourteen Genera belonging to thirteen Families and a general account of the characters of the post-Iarvre is given in this paper with special reference to pigmentation which is one of the important diagnostic features of the larvre of fishes .

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:post larval fishes; Madras plankton
Subjects:Marine Biology > Zooplanktons
Eggs and Larvae
Marine Biology > Phytoplanktons
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:7220
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:31 Jan 2011 16:56
Last Modified:31 Jan 2011 16:56

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