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

James, P S B R and Joseph, P Santha (1976) 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-Kochi > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
    CMFRI-Kochi > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2011 06:18
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:44
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/7438

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