Chitinolytic bacteria in Penaeus indicus

Ninawe, A S and Banik, S (1987) Chitinolytic bacteria in Penaeus indicus. Journal of Aquaculture in Tropics, 2 . pp. 89-92.

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Abstract

Quantitative distribution of chitinolytic bacteria from the hepatopancreas, stomach and intestine of a commercially important marine prawn Penaeus indicus was studied. Twenlyfive representative bacteria were isolated from colonies forming well defined clear zones on chitin agar medium and were identified. Eighteen of the isolates were members of the genus Vibrio and the rest were members of the genus Pseudomonas.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Chitinolytic bacteria; Penaeus indicus
Subjects:Fish Biotechnology
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:7377
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:08 Feb 2011 15:15
Last Modified:21 May 2012 13:40

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