Factors determining spawning success in Penaeus monodon Fabricius

Babu, M. and Ravi, C. and Marian, M.P. and Kitto, M.R. (2001) Factors determining spawning success in Penaeus monodon Fabricius. Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly, 24(1-2), pp. 13-15.

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Spawning success in relation to the size of spawner, clumping of eggs, percentage of spawning and frequency of spawning was studied in Penaeus monodon collected off Tamil Nadu, India. The results indicated positive correlation between the size of spawner and the fecundity and hatching percentage, but not the start of hatching. Hatching characteristics were influenced by clumping of eggs or abortive spawning; the greater the clumping, the longer the time taken for hatching, resulting in a lower hatching percentage. The start of hatching time increased when the frequency of spawning increased. Lower hatching rate was observed as the frequency of spawning increased.

Item Type: Article
Title: Factors determining spawning success in Penaeus monodon Fabricius
Personal Creator/Author:
Babu, M.
Ravi, C.
Marian, M.P.
Kitto, M.R.
Journal or Publication Title: Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly
Volume: 24
Number: 1-2
Page Range: pp. 13-15
Date: 2001
ISSN: 0116-290X
Issuing Agency: WorldFish Center
Uncontrolled Keywords: Shrimp culture; Spawning; Penaeus monodon
Subjects: Aquaculture
Item ID: 9071
Depositing User: Mr William Ko
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2012 07:59
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2012 07:59
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/9071

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