Synopsis of biological data on skipjack Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus) 1758 (Indian Ocean)

Jones, S and Silas, E G (1963) Synopsis of biological data on skipjack Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus) 1758 (Indian Ocean). FAO Fisheries Biology Synopsis No. 64 Species Synopsis No. 21. pp. 663-694.

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    Abstract

    Body robuat rounded in cross-Section teeth on jaws about 40 in each, absent on vomer and palatine; corselet well defined; hardly any scales visible on rest of body; interspace between first and second dorsal hardly exceeding eye diameter; margin of first dorsal fin strongly concave lateral line with a decided downward curve below second dorsal; gillrakers number 50 to 63 of which 33 to 42 on lower limb; generally four dark conspicuous longitudinal bands along side of body below lateral line none above lateral line.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Synopsis; biological data; skipjack; Katsuwonus pelamis; Indian Ocean
    Subjects: Demersal Fishes > Tunas
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2011 11:29
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:42
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/7233

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