Affordable Access

Age and Growth of the Marine Catfish Tachysurus dussumieri (Val.) along the Dakshina Kannada Coast

Authors
Publisher
Asian Fisheries Society
Publication Date
Keywords
  • Catfish
  • Age And Growth

Abstract

Age and growth of the marine catfish, Tachysurus dussumieri along the Dakshina Kannada coast of Karnataka during March 1975 - May 1976 were studied using Petersen's and Bhattacharya's methods. The fish attains 230. 350, 471 , 557, 613.6 and 662 mm respectively at the end of first to sixth year. Observations on vertebrae revealed formation of growth checks with in a short period and gradual decrease in growth rate with age.

There are no comments yet on this publication. Be the first to share your thoughts.