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Effect of mining activities on the clam fisheries and bottom fauna of Goa estuaries
(Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, 1986)
Comparison of two clam beds and associated benthic fauna, in Mandovi and Cumbarjua canal estuarine system of Goa, India, severely affected by massive inputs of mining rejects, revealed that, in less than 10 years (1972-73 ...
Biochemical composition of muscle tissue of penaeid prawns
(Indian Association for Limnology and Oceanography, 1984)
Biochemical composition of muscle tissue of females belonging to four species of penaeid prawns, viz. Metapenaeus affinis, M. dobsoni, Penaeus merguiensis and Parapenaeopsis stylifera, inhabiting the coastal waters of Goa, ...
Ecology and culturing of edible bivalves in Goa
Environmental characteristics, growth rate, total production and technically feasible methods for the mass cultivation of Meretrix casta, Paphia malabarica, Villorita cyprinoides, Donax incarnatus, Perna viridis, Modiolus ...
Some aspects of biology of Bombay duck, Harpodon nehereus (Ham) inhabiting the coastal waters of Goa
Intensity of feeding was maximum in Harpodon nehereus of size group 2 (15.1-17 cm) with higher feeding in males than in females. About 44.61% of the fish had empty stomachs. The food of the fish chiefly consisted of ...
Effects of total solar eclipse on the behavioural and metabolic activities of tropical intertidal animals
(Trivandrum: University of Kerala, 1987)
To study the effects of total solar eclipse of 16th Feb. 1980, on the behaviour and metabolic activities of intertidal invertebrates - nematodes, gastropods and bivalves - having different habitat preference a set of ...
Biology of commercially important penaeid prawns of Goa waters
Recruitment of Metapenaeus dobsoni from the estuary to the exploitable stock occurred at 50-60 mm size as against 70-80 mm for etapenaeus affinis and 80-90 mm for Penaeus merguiensis. Seasonal and monthly variations in ...
Distribution of penaeid prawn larvae in the coastal waters of Goa
Larval and postlarval distribution of 4 commercially important penaeid prawns was studied in the coastal waters of Goa extending up to 40 m depth zone during Jan. - Dec. 1981. Larval stages of Metapenaeus dobsoni and ...
A new distributional record for the sea cucumber Holothuria (Semperothuria) cinerascens (Brandt) from Goa coast
(Indian Association for Limnology and Oceanography, 1986)
Occurrence of sea cucumber, Holothuria (Semperothuria) cinerascens from intertidal region of Anjuna (Goa) along central west coast of India is reported. Notes on morphological characteristics are given
Intertidal benthic community ecology of sand-dwelling macroinvertebrates of Goa beaches
(New Delhi: Oxford & IBH, 1985)
Studies on the intertidal ecology of two sandy beaches of Goa along the western coast of India revealed the presence of 47 species of macroinvertebrates belonging to 32 families. The open beach at Candolim, characterized ...
Status and prospects of fish farming in Goa
In Goa, India, aquaculture is being practised from time immemorial. The methods of fish culture used are traditional and involve composite culture of wild stocks. Despite the ignorance of modern methods of aquaculture, the ...