Moulting and growth

Diwan, A D and Vijayan, K K (2007) Moulting and growth. In: Physiology of Marine Shrimp Fenneropenaeus indicus. Narendra Publishing House, Delhi, pp. 59-92.

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    Abstract

    In the life history of the shrimp, growth is achieved only through periodic shedding of the cuticular sheath covering the body. Thus, shedding of the cuticle is the most important physiological event in these animals. During moult cycle many cyclic changes occur in structural, biochemical and physiological processes. This dynamic event continues throughout the life span of the shrimp linking almost all biological activities with this process. In scientific shrimp farming aiming at high production, adequate knowledge on the physiology of growth is imperative

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Moulting; growth
    Subjects: Aquaculture
    Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Biotechnology
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Biotechnology
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Biotechnology
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2011 04:46
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:46
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/7930

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