Fecundity of Air-Breathing Fish Channa Striatus (Bloch) From Waterbodies of Beed District, Maharashtra, India
Post Graduate Department of Zoology, Yogeshwari Mahavidyalaya, Ambajogai-431517, India
International Journal of Aquaculture, 2015, Vol. 5, No. 18 doi: 10.5376/ija.2015.05.0018
Received: 29 May, 2015 Accepted: 23 Jun., 2015 Published: 13 Jul., 2015
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Sakhare V.B., 2015, Fecundity of Air-Breathing Fish Channa Striatus (Bloch) From Waterbodies of Beed District, Maharashtra, India, International Journal of Aquaculture, 5(18): 1-3
Observations made on the fecundity of the air-breathing fish Channa striatus from waterbodies in Beed district, Maharashtra, India are reported. The ovarian eggs were found to be of different sizes. The number of ova per gram mature ovary ranged from 477 to 695 and the number of ova per gram body weight, from 36 to 68, the average being 49. The gonad weight and fecundity showed an increase with the increase in size of fish.
Channa striatus; Freshwater murrel; Fecundity, India
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