An instance of unusual feeding behaviour of the Indian mackerel, Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier) off Mangalore

James, P S B R and Joseph, P Santha (1976) An instance of unusual feeding behaviour of the Indian mackerel, Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier) off Mangalore. Journal of The Bombay Natural History Society , 73 (3). pp. 538-539.

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Abstract

Swarms of Acetes are known to occur in the inshore waters and ascend up the estuaries in this region during this time of the year. The senior author found Acetes to be an important item of food of other fishes also like Lactarius lactarius and Trichiurus lepturus at the same time in tms area. Occurrence of immature individuals of L. lactarius (35 to 112 mm total length) in large numbers in the inshore waters off Mangalore

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:unusual feeding behaviour; Indian mackerel; Rastrelliger kanagurta; Mangalore
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries > Mackerel fishery
Food and Feeding
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
ID Code:7438
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:23 Feb 2011 11:48
Last Modified:23 Feb 2011 11:48

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