Gonad Maturity and Fecundity of Bluecheek Silver Grunt (Pomadasys argyreus) in Palabuhanratu Bay, West Java
A total of 806 fish samples were collected from the catch of local fishermen. The sex ratio of Pomadasys argyreus was 1:0,90. Four stages of gonadal development were observed in males and females, which dominated by stage I and II (immature). The highest gonadosomatic index (GSI) in males was 1,14 in September, while in females was 1,80 in May. Length at first maturity of Pomadasys argyreus was 140,12 mm for males and 135,01 mm for females. The highest value of condition factor was 1,05 for males and 1,10 for females. This fish spawn partially (partial spawner) and estimated spawns throughout the year with a spawning peak in June.
After the article is submitted and published in this journal, it is fully copyrighted by the Tropical Fisheries Management Journal. If excerpts from other copyrighted works are included, the author must obtain written permission from the copyright owner and give credit to the source in the article. Then, the writer or reader is allowed to copy, share, and redistribute articles/material in any form. But it must still include the appropriate source and credit because the article in this journal is licensed by Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-SA).