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Contribution to the biology of the blue swimming crab, Neptunus pelagicus (Linnaeus), with a note on the zoea of Thalamita crenata Latreille
Although crab fishery is not a Major industry in India, it is a source or income to many fishermen at this area particularly during the off-season. At the present rate or exploitat ion theExpand
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Mouth-breeding cichlid,Tilapia mossambica Peters
While suggesting the possibilities of developing the low lying coastal areas into artificial marine fish farms, Panikkar (1952) stressed the need for selecting quick growing species forExpand
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On the eyes of polychaetes
Summary1.A detailed study of the eyes of a few common polychætes of Madras with different habits has been carried out giving a brief comparison of their structure with that of allied forms fromExpand
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Some aspects of relative growth in the Blue Swimming Crab Neptunus pelagicus (Linnaeus)
The Blue Swimming Crab, Neptunus pelagicus displays in some of its parts a marked sexual dimorphism (Prasad and Tampi, 1953) and, therefore, the authors felt that a study of the relative growth ofExpand
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Marine fish farming
The growing need in recent years to augment our supply of fish protein has been largely responsible for focusing our attention towards means of utilizing every possible ecological niche for fishExpand
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Phyllosoma larvae in the IIOE (1960-65) collections-systematics
The systematics of the phyllosoma larvae sorted out from the International Indian Ocean Expedition (1960-65) collections is dealt with. In a total of 84 specimens of larvae present in theExpand
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On the renal unit in some common teleosts
SummaryThe general histology of the renal units of 20 selected species of teleosts has been given. Besides, an analysis of the glomerular size in a total of 43 species of fish shows good agreementExpand
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Notes on some decapod larvae
A wide variety of decapod larvae is characteristic of the inshore plankton of Mandapam (q. v., Prasad, 1954) but the specific identity of many of these larvae is still unknown. Our presentExpand
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Some aspects of adaptation inChanos Chanos (Forskål)
SummaryA study has been made of the adaptive responses ofChanos to variations in external salinity and temperature. In external salinities varying from 0·l% NaCl (hard tap water) to 5·3% NaClExpand
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Some Polychaetous annelids from the Andaman waters
The Andaman group of islands in the Bay of Bengal is well known for its rich marine invertebrate fauna. In future years, it is possible that those interested in marine zoology are attracted largelyExpand
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