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Reproductive biology of the narrow barred spanish mackerel (Scomberomorue commerson Laeepede, 1800) in Queensland waters

McPherson, G. R. (1993) Reproductive biology of the narrow barred spanish mackerel (Scomberomorue commerson Laeepede, 1800) in Queensland waters. Asian Fisheries Science, 8 . pp. 169-182.

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Abstract

The minimum length at maturity and spawning of female Scomberomorus commerson in Queensland waters was 79 em fork length. A reproductive peak oc carred in October and November in QueeDBland east coast waters. Spawning occurred in the late afternoon. Estimates of population spawning frequency during the peak reproductive period varied from every 2 to 6 days, although daily spawning could occur for some fish.

Item Type:Article
Corporate Creators:Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland
Business groups:Animal Science
Subjects:Aquaculture and Fisheries > Fisheries > By region or country > Australia
Aquaculture and Fisheries > Fisheries > Fishery conservation
Aquaculture and Fisheries > Fisheries > Fishery research
Aquaculture and Fisheries > Fisheries > Fishery for individual species
Live Archive:31 May 2024 03:45
Last Modified:31 May 2024 03:45

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