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Observations on the maturation and spawning of the Brown Pomfret, Parastromateus niger (Bloch) in Saurashtra waters

By T E Sivaprakasam

Abstract

The biology of the Brown Pomfret, Parastromatells niger (Bloch), has not been studies so far, though it forms a fishery of considerable importance along all the Indian coast and a major fishery along that or Saurashtra. Our knowledge on pomfrets is very meagre, being restricted\ud to the general accounts given by Chidambaram & Venkataraman (1946), Moses (1947), Devanesan & Chidambaram (1948), and other fisheries reports. Rege (1958) made a preliminary study on the biology of the Silver Pomfret, Pampus argenteus (Bloch), in Bombay waters

Topics: Induced Breeding, Fish biology, Pomfrets
Publisher: Bombay Natural History Society
Year: 1965
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.cmfri.org.in:7439

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