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|Title:||Length- weight relationship and morphometric study on the squid <i style="">Loligo duvauceli </i>(d’Orbigny)(Mollusca / Cephalopoda) off Mumbai (Bombay) waters,west coast of India|
|Authors:||Karnik, Nirmala S|
Chakraborty, Sushant Kr
|Abstract:||The length- weight relationship and morphometric study on the squid, <i style="">Loligo duvauceli </i>(d’Orbigny) is reported from Mumbai waters. The regression coefficient between the sexes was found to be not significant at 1% level. The ‘b’ value differed from the ideal cube law of ‘3’as is with the case of length- weight relationship studied on this species elsewhere. The morphometric characters indicated high degree of correlation among the compared characters. The study substantiated further that the length-weight relationship of squids do not follow ideal cube law. The morphometric characters compared here would be very useful for comparison with the same species in other geographical locations.|
|ISSN:||0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||IJMS Vol.30(4) [December 2001]|
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