Reproduction of the Pearl-Spot, Etroplus suratensis (Bloch) in the Nethravati - Gurpur Estuary, Mangalore

Keshava, and Joseph, P Santha and Mohan Joseph, M (1988) Reproduction of the Pearl-Spot, Etroplus suratensis (Bloch) in the Nethravati - Gurpur Estuary, Mangalore. The First Indian Fisheries Forum. Proceedings. pp. 237-241.

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Abstract

Spawning of Etroplus suratensis in the Nethravati•Gurpur estuary took place from August to November and January to February with peak activity during August. The male: female ratio was 1 : 2.73, indicating a significant dominance of females in the population. Up to size group 18 - 19 em T L., the females dominated. In the larger individuals there was no significant difference in the ratio.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Reproduction; Pearl-Spot; Etroplus suratensis; Nethravati - Gurpur Estuary; Mangalore
Subjects: Aquaculture > Tropical fish
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Mariculture
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2011 06:03
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:44
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/7468

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