Studies on the maturity and spawning of silver pomfret, Pampus argenteus (Euphr.) in the Arabian Sea

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dc.contributor.author Gopalan, U.K.
dc.date.accessioned 1993-12-11T09:56:28Z
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-29T13:47:23Z
dc.date.available 1993-12-11T09:56:28Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-29T13:47:23Z
dc.date.issued 1969
dc.identifier.citation Bulletin of National Institute of Sciences of India, vol.38; 1969; 785-796
dc.identifier.issn 0027-9528
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/5954
dc.description.abstract Maturity and spawning of the Silver Pomfret, Pampus argenteus (Euphr.) have been studied in an area between the Gulf of Kutch and the Gulf of Cambay. The method of studying were: direct observation on the occurrence of maturity stages, measurements of the diameter frequency of ocytes, seasonal variation in the condition factor and the gonadosomatic index. The results have indicated that the species has a prolonged spawning season-commencing from February and lasting till August. This has been verified by the seasonal abundance of post-larvae and juveniles. A general tendency amongst the fish to migrate from the northern waters of Gujarat towards the Gulf of Cambay has also been noticed
dc.language en
dc.publisher National Institute of Sciences of India
dc.relation.ispartof B Natl Inst Sci India
dc.relation.isreferencedby SCI
dc.subject Ichthyology
dc.subject.other juveniles
dc.subject.other larvae
dc.subject.other abundance
dc.subject.other seasonal variations
dc.subject.other spawning
dc.subject.other sexual maturity
dc.subject.other marine fish
dc.subject.other ISW, Arabian Sea
dc.title Studies on the maturity and spawning of silver pomfret, Pampus argenteus (Euphr.) in the Arabian Sea
dc.type Journal Article
dc.affiliation.author CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Kochi, Kerala, India


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