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Corpus Systématique Animale

Titre du document

Maturity and spawning period of Thrissocles purava (Ham.) as determined by ova-diameter measurements

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Springer (journals)
Langue(s) du document
Anglais
Type de document
Research-article
Nom du fichier dans la ressource
Poissons_v2b_002549
Auteur(s)
  • V. C. Palekar 1
  • K. R. Karandikar 1
Affiliation(s)
  • 1) Karnatak College, Dharwar
Résumé

The peak period of occurrence ofThrissocles purava (Ham.) in Bombay waters is in two seasons, namely February-April and August-October. The mature, spent and maturing fish are caught in inshore waters in these periods. The post-larval forms are also encountered in the plankton samples taken in these months. During the remaining months a few young, immature specimens are available in small numbers. The range of diameters of immature, maturing and mature ova is from 0·08 mm. to 0·44 mm.; 0·45 mm. to 0·76 mm. and 0·92 mm. to 1·26 mm. respectively. The mature ovaries of this species are found to contain only two groups of ova, namely mature and immature. The spawning season, as determined by the ova diameter measurements and the structure of the mature ovary, is found to be the same as the peak period of occurrence of this species in inshore waters. Relatively high percentages of mature and spent females during this period further supports the view that the species visits the Bombay shores mainly for spawning. The spawning period for individual fish is of a short duration and there is only one spawning a season. The minimum period required for the rematuration of the spent ovaries is about six months. The size at first maturity is found to be about 170 mm.

Catégories INIST
  • 1 - sciences appliquees, technologies et medecines
  • 2 - sciences biologiques et medicales
  • 3 - sciences biologiques fondamentales et appliquees. psychologie
Identifiant ISTEX
B282E5DB3EC0F3D7B9EE72E14F5720B7A0DA81F3
Revue

Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences - Section B

Année de publication
1952
Présence de XML structuré
Non
Version PDF
1.3
Score qualité du texte
7.981
Sous-corpus
  • Poissons
Type de publication
Journal
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