The fishery and biology of Penaeus canaliculatus (Crustacea: Decapoda: Penaeidae) in Laucala Bay, Republic of Fiji

Penaeids play an important role in the subsistence fishery conducted by residents of Suva in Laucala Bay, Fiji. Penaeus canaliculatus is the most abundant of the 6 species that occur. A brief account is given of the fishery and some biological aspects are detailed: catch rates, size and age at sexual maturity, reproduction, mortality and yield.


Choy, S.C. (1988)
ICLARM Fishbyte 6 (1): 21-24