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FOOD AND FEEDING HABITS OF DAYSCIAENA ALBIDA (CUVIER) FROM THE VEMBANAD LAKE

@inproceedings{Kurup1988FOODAF,
  title={FOOD AND FEEDING HABITS OF DAYSCIAENA ALBIDA (CUVIER) FROM THE VEMBANAD LAKE},
  author={B. Madhusoodana Kurup and C. T. Samuel},
  year={1988}
}
  • B. Madhusoodana Kurup, C. T. Samuel
  • Published 1988
  • Biology
  • Analysis of the gut contents of Daysciaena alblda collected from the Vembanad lake showed that prawns, teleosts, juvenile crabs, amphipods and isopods formed the m^or part of the diet. The juveniles seem to have a preference for planktonic forms like post larvae of prawns, crab larvae, amphipods, isopods and nereid polychaetes. Seasonal variation in the food of juveniles and adults observed are given. The feeding intensity calculated for the year 1980 showed that the percentage of gorged, full… CONTINUE READING

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