FEEDING HABITS OF PICK HANDLE BARRACUDA (SPHYRAENA JELLO) CUVIER, 1829 ALONG THE COAST OF PAKISTAN
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Keywords

Feeding habit
Pick handles Barracuda
Sphyraena jello
Coast of Pakistan

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Manzoor, H., Zohra, K., & Osmany, H. B. (2019). FEEDING HABITS OF PICK HANDLE BARRACUDA (SPHYRAENA JELLO) CUVIER, 1829 ALONG THE COAST OF PAKISTAN. Pakistan Journal of Marine Sciences, 28(1), 63–70. Retrieved from http://pakjmsuok.com/index.php/pjms/article/view/16

Abstract

A one year combined study of both sexes was conducted from March 2017 to February 2018 to investigate the feeding habit of Pick handle Barracuda (Sphyraena jello) Cuvier, 1829 locally called as Safaid kund along the coast of Pakistan, a large species found in Pakistani water caught mainly by bottom set gillnet throughout the year. Samples studied at Karachi fish harbor, in commercial catch which is the major landing center of Pakistan. During this counting method was applied with naked eye. Mostly fishes characterized by 91.66%, cephalopod 5.66% and shrimp 2.78% made the highest and lowest stomach content respectively shoes carnivorous behavior of the species.

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