Abundance of milkfish fry in relation to lunar periodicity in the nearshore waters around Manoli Island, Gulf of Mannar

Rengaswamy, V S and Gandhi, V and Raju, A and Mohanraj, G and Dorairaj, K and Rodrigo, Joseph Xavier (1993) Abundance of milkfish fry in relation to lunar periodicity in the nearshore waters around Manoli Island, Gulf of Mannar. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 35 (1&2). pp. 74-79.

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Abstract

Observations on the occurrence of fry of milkfish Chanos chanos carried out at ManoIi Island from April 1983 to June 1984 in relation to the lunar periodicity are presented in this paper. During this period 137, I75 fry were obtained, with a peak occurrence in May. Large quantities of fry were collected during day time of new moon period. The study also indicated the peak occurrence of fry in the initial flow of water during h i b ti&. The possibilities of large scale collection from the adjoining areas appear to be bright.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:milkfish fry; Manoli Island; Gulf of Mannar
Subjects:Demersal Fisheries > Milkfish
Aquaculture > Milkfish

Eggs and Larvae
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:777
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:03 Jun 2010 18:10
Last Modified:03 Jun 2010 18:10
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