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
ID Code:7468
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:23 Feb 2011 11:33
Last Modified:23 Feb 2011 11:33

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