Caloric content of Metapenaeus dobsoni

Vijayaraghavan, Sumitra and Vijayakumaran, M (1976) Caloric content of Metapenaeus dobsoni. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 23 (1&2). pp. 120-126.



Measurements of caloric content of Metapenaeus dobsoni were in<ade (1) from organic carbon (2) using Karzinkin and Tarkovskaya method and (3) from proximate composition of body tissues. The results showed that any one of the three methods could be used with reasonable accuracy. Caloric content can also be worked out from the carbon values. The conversion factor for Metapenaeus dobsoni is 1 mg carbon = 14.57 calories.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Caloric content; Metapenaeus dobsoni
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:975
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:10 Jun 2010 14:50
Last Modified:10 Jun 2010 14:53

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