Larval Development of the Indian Grapsid Crab, Metopograpsus latifrons H. Milne Edwards in vitro

Kakati, V S (1982) Larval Development of the Indian Grapsid Crab, Metopograpsus latifrons H. Milne Edwards in vitro. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 11 (4). pp. 311-316.

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Abstract

Complete larval history of M.latifrons was studied in larvae spawned and reared in the laboratory. At 23_28cC temperature and salinity 27-3Wooo 5 zoeal stages were observed followed by a megalopa stage. Morphological features of these larvae were compared with those of M. messor. Important characters of zoeal stages and megalopa were discussed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Larval Development of the Indian Grapsid Crab, Metopograpsus latifrons H. Milne Edwards in vitro
Subjects: Eggs and Larvae
Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2011 12:32
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:48
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8277

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