Fecundity of dolphin fish, Coryphaena hippurus L.

A. Chatterji, Z.A. Ansari

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Fecundity of Coryphaena hippurus L. ranged from 139636 to 549540 with an average of 300878.The number of ova per mm total length, per g body weight and per g ovary weight were 407, 175 and 5851 respectively. A linear relationship was noticed between fecundity, body weight and ovary weight of the fish while fecundity and total length showed a parabolic relationship

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