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Condition, Length-Weight Relationship, Sex Ratio and Gonadosomatic Index of Indian Mackerel (Rastrelliger kanagurta) Captured from Kuantan Coastal Water

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Author(s): M.M. Rahman | A. Hafzath

Journal: Journal of Biological Sciences
ISSN 1727-3048

Volume: 12;
Issue: 8;
Start page: 426;
Date: 2012;
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Keywords: sex ratio | gonadosomatic index | length-weight relationship | condition factor | Rastrelliger kanagurta

ABSTRACT
This study described the Condition factor, Length-Weight relationship, Gonadosomatic index and sex ratio of Indian mackerel (Rastrelliger kanagurta) which is an important fish in the Kuantan coastal water, Malaysia. Data were obtained from December 2011-May 2012 and a total of 1064 Indian mackerel specimens were studied in this research. The result showed that male Indian mackerel was significantly more than female (χ2 = 7.91; p
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