Reproductive Biology of the Regal Demoiselle Neopomacentrus cyanomos (Bleeker) 1856

Sreeraj, G and Gopakumar, G (2004) Reproductive Biology of the Regal Demoiselle Neopomacentrus cyanomos (Bleeker) 1856. In: Proceedings of the National Seminar on New Frontiers in Marine Bioscience Research, January 22-23; 2004, Chennai.



Damsel fishes belonging to the family Pomacentridae constitute one of the major groups of marine ornamental fishes. The present study investigate the gonadal maturation of the Regal demoiselle, Neopomacentrus cyanomos. Samples were collected from southwest coast of Kerala off Vizhinjam. The gonads were examined to determine the maturity stages. The smaller size group up to 65 mm standard length was all females at different stages of maturity. The size at first maturity of females was estimated to be 57 mm standard length.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Reproductive Biology; Regal Demoiselle; Neopomacentrus cyanomos
Subjects:Fish and Fisheries > Fish biology
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:7720
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:23 Feb 2011 12:00
Last Modified:23 Feb 2011 12:00

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