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Title: Length- weight relationship and morphometric study on the squid Loligo duvauceli (d’Orbigny)(Mollusca / Cephalopoda) off Mumbai (Bombay) waters,west coast of India
Authors: Karnik, Nirmala S
Chakraborty, Sushant Kr
Issue Date: Dec-2001
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: The length- weight relationship and morphometric study on the squid, Loligo duvauceli (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.
Page(s): 261-263
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Source:IJMS Vol.30(4) [December 2001]

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