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Growth of the clam Meretrix casta (Chemnitz) transplanted in the Vellar estuary
The backwater clam Meretrix casta on transplantation in the Vellar estuary, was observed to grow from 7.5 mm in length in September 1976 to 41.5 mm by October 1977 attaining 34 mm in 13 months. Expand
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Observations on the fishery and biology of Megalaspiscordyla (Linnaeus) at Vizhinjam
The fishery for Megalaspis cordyla (locally called Vangoda) formed on an average 6.63% of the total marine fish landings at Vizhinjam. An increasing trend in the fishery was noticed from 1969 toExpand
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BIOLOGY OF THE GREEN MUSSEL, PERNA VIRIDIS (LINNAEUS) CULTURED IN MUTTUKADU LAGOON, MADRAS
This paper deals with the biology of the green mussel, Pema viridis (Linnaeus), cultured by pole and bag methods in the Maiiculture Farm of CM. F.R. I., located in the Muttukadu lagoon, near Madras.Expand
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Spawning, larval development and spat settlement of the clam, Meretrix casta (Chemnitz) in the laboratory
The dam, Meretrix casta (Chemnitz) WM induced to ipawn in the laboratory on 2 occasioni by mcreating wat«' temperature by 3'-7'C from ambient lemfieraturB. Spawning was intense on both the Expand
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On A Copepod Parasite, Pennella diodontis Oken, WithEpizoic Cirrepede Conchoderma Virgatum Spengler On ANew Host Zanclus Canascens (Linnaeus)
The occurrence of eight species of the genus Pennella Oken, which are known to infect the fishes of the famiUes Scombridae, Histiophoridae, Exocoetidae, Carangidae' and Diodontidae, have been listedExpand
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Observations on the food and feeding habitsof the Ttorpedo trevally Megalaspiscordyla (Linnaeus) fromVizhinjam bay
A study of the food and feeding habits of Megalaspis cordyla based on an examination of 1692 specimens revealed that it is a pelagic carnivorous feeder, subsisting mainly on Stolephorus spp.;Expand
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Chromosome complement of the Indian pearl oysterPinctada fucata (Gould)
The chromosome number (n = 14, 2n = 28) of the Indian pearl oyster Pinctada fucata (Gould) is reported for the first time. It conforms with *he chromosome number reported for P. fucata martensiiExpand
RECORDS OF SIX SPECIES OF CARANGIDS FROM THE SOUTHWEST COAST OF INDIA
The occurrence of six species of fishes of the family Carangidae, namely, Decapterus macarellus (Cuvier and Valenciennes), Caranx •williamsi Smith, Carangoides jordani Nichols, Carangoides gilbertiExpand
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On two new records of carangid fishes from Indian seas
Two species of the fishes, belonging to the family Carangidae, Alepes macrurus (Bleeker) and Carangoides coeruleopinnatus (Ruppell) are reported for the fatX time from Indian seas. They are brieflyExpand
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AGE AND GROWTH OF THE SCAD DECAPTERUS DAYI WAKIYA
Decapteiiix dayi Wakiya attains a length of 150 mm in the first year and 184 mm by 19 months at Vizhinjam. Maximum growth of 30 mm and 20 mm was noticed during the first and second months,Expand
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