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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2020, Vol. 8, Issue 1, Part A

Growth and potential reproductive of gastropod Strombus luhuanus Linnaeus, 1758 inhabit OMA coastal waters, central Maluku, Indonesia


Author(s): S Haumahu, Prulley A Uneputty and YA Lewerissa

Abstract: Strombus luhuanus (strawberry conch) is one of the marine gastropods belongs to Strombidae family. S. luhuanus is a consumed species by Maluku communities and usually is collected in adult size.The research was conducted in Oma intertidal zone, Central Maluku, Eastern Indonesia with the objectives were to analyse the growth of S. luhuanus and its potential reproductive. Sampling was done randomly from January to June 2019. Shell length of S. luhuanus was measured using digital vernier calliper to the nearest 0.05 mm and was determined its sex. Growth of S. luhuanus was analysed by using FISAT II software. A total of 1151 individualsof S. luhuanus were found in this study. The value of asimthotic length (L∞) was 63.25 cm, growth coeficient (K) was 1.60, and two cohorts were found in this study. Generally, sex ratio of female and male of S. luhuanus was 56.58: 43.42% or 1.27: 1.00.

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How to cite this article:
S Haumahu, Prulley A Uneputty, YA Lewerissa. Growth and potential reproductive of gastropod Strombus luhuanus Linnaeus, 1758 inhabit OMA coastal waters, central Maluku, Indonesia. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2020;8(1):32-36.
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