Maturity Size of the Female Population of Certain Commercial Prawns from Bombay

Kagwade, P V (1980) Maturity Size of the Female Population of Certain Commercial Prawns from Bombay. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 9 (4). pp. 294-295.

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Abstract

Size at which 50% of female prawn population attains maturity is determined in 8 species of commercial prawns, commonly available in the bag net catches of Bombay waters. The sizes (in mm) for different species determined were Metapenaeus brevicorois - 112.5, Parapellaeopsis styli/era - 105.5, P. hardwickii - 85.5, P. sculptilis - 122.0, Solellocera indica - 88.5, Atypopenaeus stenodactyllls - 38.3, Palaemon tenuipes - 50.5 and Hippolysmata ellsirostris - 60.5

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Maturity Size; Female Population; Commercial Prawns; Bombay
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:8245
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:19 Apr 2011 14:06
Last Modified:19 Apr 2011 14:06

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