Fecundity of Mozambique Tilapia (Oreochromis Mossambicus Peters) from Reservoirs of Beed District in Maharashtra, India

Sakhare VB
2019 Oceanography & Fisheries Open access Journal  
Observations made on the fecundity of the mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) from reservoirs of Beed district, Maharashtra, India are reported. The ovarian eggs were found to be of different sizes. The number of ova per gram mature ovary ranged from 235 to 390 and the number of ova per gram body weight, from 6.41 to 9.92, the average being 9.01. The fecundity increased with the increase in size of fish.
doi:10.19080/ofoaj.2019.11.555809 fatcat:7lfgf4xhyzcxvagpkerkzidgja