Age and Growth of the Marine Catfish Tachysurus dussumieri (Val.) along the Dakshina Kannada Coast

Vasudevappa, C and James, P S B R (1988) Age and Growth of the Marine Catfish Tachysurus dussumieri (Val.) along the Dakshina Kannada Coast. The First Indian Fisheries Forum. Proceedings . pp. 225-228.

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Abstract

Age and growth of the marine catfish, Tachysurus dussumieri along the Dakshina Kannada coast of Karnataka during March 1975 - May 1976 were studied using Petersen's and Bhattacharya's methods. The fish attains 230. 350, 471 , 557, 613.6 and 662 mm respectively at the end of first to sixth year. Observations on vertebrae revealed formation of growth checks with in a short period and gradual decrease in growth rate with age.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Age and Growth; Marine Catfish; Tachysurus dussumieri; Dakshina Kannada Coast
Subjects:Demersal Fisheries > Catfish
Fish and Fisheries > Fish biology > age and growth
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:7466
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:23 Feb 2011 11:34
Last Modified:23 Feb 2011 11:34

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