Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 36 Issue 1&2

Prawn seed resources around Calicut area.

S. Lazarus and K. Nandakumaran

The prawn seed resources around Calicut area have been presented based on a study conducted during the years 1983-85. Their availability and abundance during different periods of the year have been described qualitatively and quantitatively. The important seed grounds are located around  West Hill, Elathur, Eranhical and Thiruvangoor regions and the main species are Penaeus indicus , P. monodon and Metapenaeus dobsoni. June –July period appears to be the important season for prawn seed in this area. The nature of the seed grounds has been described along with the environmental conditions.

Date : 30-12-1994