Notes on the Bionomics and Fishery of the Prawn Parapenaeopsis stylifera (M. Edw.) on the Malabar Coast

Menon, M K (1953) Notes on the Bionomics and Fishery of the Prawn Parapenaeopsis stylifera (M. Edw.) on the Malabar Coast. Journal of Zoological Society of India, 5 (1). pp. 153-162.

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    Abstract

    Parapenaeopsis stylifern is one of the commercially important species of penaeids of the Malabar Coast. Unlike most other penaeids belonging to the genera Penaeus and Metapenaeus it is a purely marine species, rarely migrating into estuaries and backwaters. The following notes are based on the study of samples collected from the regular departmental catches of fish at the West Hill substation during the years 1949-'50 and '50-'51. Fishing was usually done in the foreshore waters up to a depth of 4 fathoms; but in '50-'51 the operations were extended once a fortnight up to 8-9 fathoms. In addition to these, material procured from the Kozhikode market has also been examined.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Bionomics; Fishery; Prawn; Parapenaeopsis stylifera; Malabar Coast
    Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2011 07:38
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:45
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/7772

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