Sukumar, P and Mohan Joseph, M (1988) Annual reproductive cycle of the Rock Oyster Saccostrea cucullata (von Born). The First Indian Fisheries Forum. Proceedings . pp. 207-210.
The annual reproductive cycle of the rock oyster, Saccostrea cuculata (von Born) inhabiting Someshwar coast near Mangalore was investigated. The reproductive cycle commences with gametogenic activity during January - February, followed by gonadal development and maturation during March - May. Spawning is continuous from June to December, with two peaks, the first during late June to early September and the second during November to December.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Annual reproductive cycle; Rock Oyster; Saccostrea cucullata|
|Subjects:||Molluscan Fisheries > Edible oyster|
Fish and Fisheries > Fish breeding
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture|
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||23 Feb 2011 11:34|
|Last Modified:||23 Feb 2011 11:34|
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