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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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
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2011 09:45
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:43

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