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Seasonal Variation Of The Proximate Composition of A Gobiid Fish Oxyurichthys Tentacularis, Gobiidae (Valenciennes, 1837) From Ashtamudi Lake- Kerala

Authors(3) :-Remya Mohan, Vishnu Nair M. S, Sherly Williams E.

The value of fish as health food is well known, but poorly documented. Fish is the cheapest animal protein that is accessible to the poors and it is aptly called the 'rich food of the poor. Small indigenous fishes are known to be micronutrient rich and they are also cheap sources of quality animal proteins. But in spite of all these advantages of consuming fish, its nutritive value is not well documented. Oxyurichthys tentacularis is one of the most demanded food fish of Ashtamudi lake. The present study focused on the seasonal variation of protein, lipids, carbohydrates, minerals of Oxyurichthys tentacularis were recorded. The results indicate that the protein content depends on season. The frequency of changes in the composition of biochemical constituents of any organism varies with variation of environmental changes. The results also showed that Oxyurichthys tentacularis is a low fat high protein fish. In the present study the results clearly showed that there is considerable variation in the proximate composition of male and female fish O. tentacularis in different seasons.
Remya Mohan, Vishnu Nair M. S, Sherly Williams E.
Oxyurichthys Tentacularis, Proximate Composition, Seasonal Variation Ashtamudi Estuary
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Publication Details
  Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 5 | March-April 2018
  Date of Publication : 2018-04-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 151-155
Manuscript Number : IJSRST1841362
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
Remya Mohan, Vishnu Nair M. S, Sherly Williams E., "Seasonal Variation Of The Proximate Composition of A Gobiid Fish Oxyurichthys Tentacularis, Gobiidae (Valenciennes, 1837) From Ashtamudi Lake- Kerala", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 4, Issue 5, pp.151-155, March-April-2018
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