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dc.contributor.authorKumagai, Shigeru
dc.contributor.editorJuario, Jesus V.
dc.contributor.editorFerraris, R. P.
dc.contributor.editorBenitez, L. V.
dc.date.accessioned2011-06-08T09:47:49Z
dc.date.available2011-06-08T09:47:49Z
dc.date.issued1984
dc.identifier.citationKumagai, S. (1984). The ecological aspects of milkfish fry occurrence, particularly in the Philippines. In J. V. Juario, R. P. Ferraris, & L. V. Benitez (Eds.), Advances in milkfish biology and culture: Proceedings of the Second International Milkfish Aquaculture Conference, 4-8 October 1983, Iloilo City, Philippines. (pp. 53-68). Metro Manila, Philippines: Published by Island Pub. House in association with the Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center and the International Development Research Centre.en
dc.identifier.isbn9711007045
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10862/166
dc.description.abstractAspects of the time, place, and mechanism of occurrence of milkfish (Chanos chanos ) fry, defined as the postlarvae 10-17 mm in total length and 3 weeks of age are considered. Fry occurrence shows seasonal patterns that differ by latitude. In the Philippines (15-21 degree N), fry appear earlier in the south (December-January) and later in the north (March-April); they disappear earlier in the north (July-August) than in the south (December-January). Greater numbers of fry occur in shore waters during the full moon and new moon periods, largely as a consequence of the greater spawning activity during the quarter moon periods. Fry catch by various active and passive filtering gear is greater at floods and high tide than at low and ebb tide. Milkfish fry occur in and are collected mostly from sandy beaches, particularly the surf zone and in and around river mouths. They appear to be distributed mostly near the surface, with greater numbers nearer shore. It appears that larvae smaller than 9-10 mm are distributed in midwaters, but once they reach this size they come up and are carried inshore by tidal and wind-driven currents.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherAquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Centeren
dc.publisherInternational Development Research Centreen
dc.publisherIsland Publishing House, Inc.en
dc.subjectChanos chanos
dc.subjectPhilippinesen
dc.titleThe ecological aspects of milkfish fry occurrence, particularly in the Philippinesen
dc.typeConference paperen
dc.citation.spage53
dc.citation.epage68
dc.subject.asfaDistribution recordsen
dc.subject.asfaFryen
dc.subject.asfaGeographical distributionen
dc.subject.asfaLatitudinal variationsen
dc.subject.asfaMoon phasesen
dc.subject.asfaSeasonal variationsen
dc.citation.conferenceTitleAdvances in milkfish biology and culture: Proceedings of the Second International Milkfish Aquaculture Conference, 4-8 October 1983, Iloilo City, Philippinesen


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