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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 6, Part C

Studies on length-weight relationship of Pearl spot Etroplus suratensis (Bloch, 1790) (Family: Cichlidae) Chennai coast of Tamil Nadu (13°25' 41.18" N and 80°18' 31.79" E)


Author(s): Vaitheeswaran T, Malathi S and S Felix

Abstract: Length-Weight relationship was studied in Etroplus suratensis collected from Jameelabad, Pulicat Lake, Southeast coast of India. The slope value (b) estimated for E. suratensis of both sexes was found to be 1.0368. The regression equations calculated for female was Log W = -0.7292 + 1.0368 Log L. The correlations coefficient was found to be significant (P<0.01). The significant difference between sexes of the species ‘F’ value was at 1% level. The slope value was compared here could be very useful for comparison with the brackishwater species in other geographical locations.

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Vaitheeswaran T, Malathi S and S Felix. Studies on length-weight relationship of Pearl spot Etroplus suratensis (Bloch, 1790) (Family: Cichlidae) Chennai coast of Tamil Nadu (13°25' 41.18" N and 80°18' 31.79" E). International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. 2016; 4(6): 179-181.
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