research product . 2014

Life cycle of Pharaoh Cuttlefish (Sepia pharaonis) under laboratory condition

Sareban, H.; Rameshi, H.; Esmaeili, A.; Movahedi Nia, M.; Saayed Mordi, SH.; Argangi, GH.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
Pharaoh Cuttlefish (Sepia pharaonis) is commercially important and native cephalopods in the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea. In 2013, a total of 150 eggs of Pharaoh Cuttlefish were collected from 20 m depth in about 6 miles south of Lengeh Port and transferred to the laboratory of Mollusks Research Station in Bandar-e Lengeh. Eggs were incubated in temperature of 27.5±0.5 0C (mean ± SD) and salinity of about 37-38 ppt. After about 15±3 days (mean ± SD), eggs were hatched and the mean (±SD) of mantle length and wet weight of new hatched juveniles were 6.1±0.3 mm and 0.15±.04 g, respectively. In the first month, Artemia, Mysid and PL of L. vannamei shrimps were fed to ...
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free text keywords: Pharaoh Cuttlefish, Sepia pharaonis, Life cycle, Spawning, Growth, Fish, Eggs, Length
European Marine Science
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