Length-weight relationship in two marine portunid crabs, Portunus (Portunus) sanguinolentus (Herbst) and Portunus (Portunus) pelagicus (Linnaeus) from the Karnataka coast

Sukumaran, K K and Neelakantan, B (1997) Length-weight relationship in two marine portunid crabs, Portunus (Portunus) sanguinolentus (Herbst) and Portunus (Portunus) pelagicus (Linnaeus) from the Karnataka coast. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 26 (1). pp. 39-42.

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Abstract

Portunus (Portunus) sanguinolentus and P.(P.) Pelagicus support fishery of considerable value all along the Indian coast and together contribute up to 96 % of the crab landings. In the context of increased importance of crab resources and interest eltinced in culture, there is an urgent need to study tlie biology and related aspects.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Length-weight relationship; marine portunid crab; Portunus sanguinolentus; Portunus pelagicus; Karnataka coast
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:8255
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:19 Apr 2011 14:11
Last Modified:19 Apr 2011 14:11

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