Premalatha, P and Manojkumar, P P (1990) Some biological aspects of two species of Barracudas from the South West coast of India. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 37 (4). pp. 289-295.
Two species of barracudas viz. Sphyraena obt usa ta and S. je/lo are commonl y caught fr?m the coastal waters of the southwest coast of India. The fishing season extends from October to May WIth two peaks; one in November and the otherinMarch which is closely associated with the breeding habits. Theiriength- weight studies showed differential growth in male and female. Analysis of stomach contents indicated that they are highly predatory fishes feeding mainly on other pelagic species. The barracudas have an extended spawning period with high fecundity rate.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||biological aspects; Barracuda; South West coast; India|
Fish and Fisheries > Fish biology
|Depositing User:||Arun Surendran|
|Date Deposited:||18 Nov 2011 11:53|
|Last Modified:||09 Sep 2015 15:51|
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