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View the PDF document Breeding season of the Tongan shellfish. 4. Turbans ('Elili), Turbo spp. (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 6, 1996)
Author(s): Manu, N., Sone, S.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1996
Notes: pp. 1-8
ASFA Keywords: Shellfish fishery, Breeding seasons, Fishery development
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: Monthly samples of Turbo setosus were taken in the Tongatapu island group from April 1992 to March 1993. The maximum gonad index was observed in April 1992, however, another three peaks also appeared with 3 - 4 months intervals. Spawning of T. setosus seems to occur throughout the year in Tonga.

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