Corpus ID: 88304423

Ovarian development and reproductive cycle in female freshwater prawn Macrobrachium asperulum

@article{Honcheng2011OvarianDA,
  title={Ovarian development and reproductive cycle in female freshwater prawn Macrobrachium asperulum},
  author={Chen Hon-cheng},
  journal={Journal of Tropical Oceanography},
  year={2011}
}
  • Chen Hon-cheng
  • Published 2011
  • Biology
  • Journal of Tropical Oceanography
  • Macrobrachium asperulum is one of the major freshwater prawn species consumed by residents in Taiwan,China,and therefore is potentially valuable for aquaculture.However,little is known about its reproductive biology.The objective of the present study was to provide a preliminary characterization of the histological structure of the ovary throughout the repro-ductive cycle.Adult M.asperulum was collected in the River Houlong in Miaoli County of Central Taiwan seasonally during December 2007 and… CONTINUE READING