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TEST BOOKLET No.

TEST FOR POST GRADUATE PROGRAMMES

FISHERIES
Time: 2 Hours

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

You are provided with a Test Booklet and an Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Answer Sheet to mark your responses. Do not soil the Answer Sheet. Read carefully all the instructions given on the Answer Sheet.
Write your Roll Number in the space provided on the top of this page.

Also write your Roll Number, Test Code, and Test Subject in the columns provided for the same on the Answer Sheet. Dar]-ten the appropriate bubbles with a Ball Point Pen.
The paper consists of I50 objective type questions. All questions carry equal marks

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Each correct answer carries 3 marks and each wrong answer carries 1 minus mark.

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Maximum Marks: 450

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Every precaution has been taken to avoid errors in the Test Booklet. In the event of any such

unforeseen happenings, the same may be brought to the notice of the Observer/Chief
Superintendent in writing. Suitable remedial measures will be taken at the time of evaluation, if
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FISHERIES
Production of luminescence by shes is due to the presence of

(A) Luceferin (C) Luciferace


Lung shes belong to the subclass
(A) BlIClllOpl61'_'/gll

(B) Oxyluceferin (D) None of the above

(C) Actinopterigii

(B) Crossopterygii (D) Dipneusti

CIFT is involved in the research work on

(A) designing of new crafts, gears (B) innovative methods of shing (C) designing of indigenous engines (D) All of the above
Sharks, skates, catshes and perches are

(A) Pelagic shes (C) Shore fishes

Masniin is prepared traditionally by the meat of

Pearl oyster used for the production of lustrous pearls is

(A) Soles (B) Flat slies (C) Tunas (D) Cat shes
(A) Pinclada jizcaza (C) P margarrmfem
(B) Perm: vz'r:di's

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(B) Demersalshes (D) Shellfishes

(D) Preriapengm}:

Processing of fish by salting, diying, smoking and pickling is known as

(A) caring (B) curing

(C) cloning (D) cleaning

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Isinglass is prepared from

(C) stomach of fish (D) skin of fish


Fish liver contains

(A) air bladder of sh (B) liver of sh

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(C) Vitamin A
Which shery is represented by a single species?

(A) Vitamin E and B

(B) Vitamin C (D) Vitamin A and D

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(A) Sole fishery (C) Bombay duck shery

(B) Mackerel sliery (D) Sardine fisheiy

Androgenic steroids are for

(A) feininisation (C) bisexual characters

(B) masculinisation (D) monosex

Sargassum is used for the extraction of

(A) agar (B) coir (C) algin (D) agaroids

Which chemical is used for preserving pituitary gland extract?

(A) Formalin (B) Iodine (C) Glycerin (D) Alcohol


Bhcri culture is common in

(A) Andhra Pradcsh (B) Orissa

(C) West Bengal (D) Kerala

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Gynogenesis means

(A) chromosomal manipulation (B) parthenogenetic development

(C) polyploidy (D) inbreeding


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In sh, high protein content is present in

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Treatnlent of sh with salt is known as

Scientic name of Indian 011 sardines is

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Neuromast cells in fishes are associated with

g a (A) calming brining (B) . (C) (D) s n o i (A) Sardine!/a afbei/a (B) s (C) Sardfnea day! (D) s i m (A) cat sh(D) (B) d (C) carp .a

(A) muscle (B) (C) liver (D)

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(C) lateral line system (D) muscular system

Chilka Lake is located in State

(A) Gujarat (B) Maliarashtra


(C) Andhra Pradesil (D)
Orissa

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Kollern Lake is a

(A) Brackish water lake (B) Salt lake (C) Fresh water Lake (D) None of the above
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The common name of Late: calcarifer is

(C) milk sh (D) ribbon fish


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(A) sea lion (B) sea bass

What is the limit of EEZ

(A) 300 nautical miles (B) 100 nautical miles (C) 50 nautical miles (D) 200 nautical miles
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Scale reading in fishes is done to determine their

(A) growth (B) n length

(C) age (D) o health

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Sonar instrument is used to detect

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a . (A) Common carp (B) Grass carp w(C) Scale caip (D) Minoi'ca1p
USA?

Which species is being used as a biological weed control agent in

Hypophysatiou is used to

(A) induce spawning articially (B) increase natural spawning (C) induce parthenogenccity (D) None of the above

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Segregation ponds are used for keeping

(A) fingerling stages

(B) brood stock

(C) adults
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(D) fiys

Which one of the following is a surface and column feeder?


(A) (B) (C) (D)

Cyprinus carpio Carla catia Cirrihinus mrigala


Clenoplmryngodon irlella

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A pie diagram is a

(A) bar diagram

(C) square
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In fish culture ponds sh survival is threatened due to sudden fall in


oxygen content; such a condition is commonly l.'6fl'I'd to as

(A) oxygen stress (C) asphyxiation


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Long temi preservation of gametes is achieved by

(A) preservation in formalin


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Cultivating aquatic organism in open waters but in fence-enclosed area


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(C) free drying

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low oxygen levels

(D) high CO; stress

(B) ciyopresewation (D) air diying

(A) bay culture (C) pen cultures

(B) (D)

shore culture deep sea culture

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Ablone fanning was initiated in

(A) China and Japan (B) Thailand and Malaysia (C) Indonesia and New Guinea (D) Australia and New Zealand
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Fish that live their adult life in the sea but migrate up to fresh water
rivers to spawn are

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In the sea, a condition where waters are depleted of oxygen is known


as

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A systematic gathering of iiifoimation on fish availability using eco


sonncler is

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Aquatic organisms which live on or in the seabed are

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Fish that live their adult life in fresh water rivers but migrate down to spawn in the seas are

s a l (C) aqua-gliders (D) anadromous g a . s (A) paraxia (B) hypoxia n o i s s i (A) aerial survey (B) acoustic survey (C) remote m sensing (D) benthic survey d a . w w
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(C) decarbonised water (D) carbonised water
(A) plankters (C) benthos
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(A) catadroinous (B) anadromous

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Cephalopods belong to the group

(A) cmstacea (C) mollusca


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(B) echinodennata (D) mammals

A gill net suspended by oats so that it shes the stock available on the few metres of the top water column is called

(A) bottom set net (C) ghost net


weights is known as

(B) drift net (D) stake net

Fishing line with hooks held vertically in the water column with
oating (A) dropline (B) g line (C) drift hooks (D) Jigs
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Fish that tolerate wide range of salinity are

(A) euryhaline (B) stenohaline (C) migratory (D) deep water


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An extreme increase in chemical nutrients containing nitrogen and


phosphorous in an ecosystem is

(A) nitrication (C) putrication


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A sea zone under the law of the sea over which a state has right to

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(B) eutrophication. (D) detoriation

(A) offshore zone


(C) exclusive economic zone

(B) deep water zone (D) shing zone

The potential egg producing capacity of a fish during a reproductive


cycle is

(A) ovulation (C) fecundity

(B) milking
(D) productivity

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Fishing nets lost in the ocean but continue to capture and kill fish are
called

(C) waste nets (D) ghost nets


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(A) drill nets (B) trawl nets

is a device that uses satellite signals to accurately determine a fishing vessels position in the sea.

(A) TGS (C) GPS


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(13) GKS

(D) TED

A method of fishing squids with a vertical line attached with multiple hooks is

(A) Jogging (C) jukung


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A shallow salt or brackish water body separated from the deeper sea by a shallow or exposed sand bank or coral reef is

(A) lagoon (C) estuary


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Drifting marine organisms whose movements depend on the movement of water currents is

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(B) jigging (D) jamming

(B) backwater (D) tidal flat

(B) marine benthos (D) marine species

Discolouration of surface waters of sea caused by large concentration of hannful algal bloom is

(A) colourtide (C) red tide

(B) black waters (D) yellow waters

The position that a species occupies in a food chain is

(A) trophic level (B) trophic band (C) trophic group (D) feeder

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Anbas has which type of respiratoiy organ?

(A) Arboresccnt (C) Labrinthine


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(B) Air bladder (D) Tubular sacs

Adipose tissue of fish is formed of

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Eye stalk ablation is done to induce the spawning of

Fish is the richest source of

Vitamin A is more in

(C) shcsh (D) seeds

Elver is the larva of

(A) Eel (B) M uncl (C) Mullet (D) Chcmzm


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Shark sh skin is fonncd of

(A) Cycloid scales (B) Ctenoid scales (C) Placoid scales (D) Ganoid scales

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Which hormone is involved in the process of osinoregulation?

(A) Adrenalin (B) Insulin (C) Thyroxin (D) Oesttogen


Which fish can produce electricity?

(A) Narcine (B) Sardine (C) Mugil (D) Milk sh


Monotonous sound is produced by

(A) Sea horse (B) Sea cucumber (C) Seaweed (D) Sea anemone
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Luminous glands are present in

(A) Catsh (B) Moiiocemrus


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(A) fats vitamins .a (C) proteins (D) starches


Which is the primary cause of spoilage of fish?

Enzymes are

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(A) Bacteria (C) Protozoa

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Which is the example of Indian hill trout?

(A) Torpimtora (C) Tortoise

(B) Torpedo (D) Eclieneis

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Pokkali culture is practiced in

(A) London (B) (C) Kerala (D)


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America Tamil Nadu

Which is also called pearl spot?

(C) Etropius (D)


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(A) Tilapia (B)

Ciarias Macropodus

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ovary of fish vas deferens of sh

Which one is an ornamental fish?

(A) Guppy (B) (C) Tuna ns (D) (A) (B) iskidney (C) gills (D)

Trout Tarpon

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Crustaceans release excess water through

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Aristotle (B) .a (A) (C) Robert Hooke (D)


Bacterial action changes dead leaves into

Who is regarded as the Father of Modern Biology?


Darwin Vesulius

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(A) algae (B) (C) humus (D)


(A) air bladdar (B) (C) vacuoles (D)

fungi

None of the above

Most sh do not sink in water because of the presence of


air sacs None of the above

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The study of shes is known as

(A) Ichthyology (C) Nematology


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(B) Ornithology (D) Ostcology

Which one is a flying sh?

(A) Eleurlzronema

(C) Carangid
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(B) Exocoelus (D) Hereropncustus

Male sea-horse carries the eggs

(A) in its mouth (B) as a glutinous mass on the back (C) in its pouch (D) in its stomach
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In some shes, electricity is produced

(A) to stun smaller creatures for food (B) to protect them from enemies (C) to produce light

(D) to aid locomotion


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Polyculture means

Fishes in the culture ponds come to the surface in the morning for want

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(A) culture of more than one variety of sh (B) culture of sh in a pond (C) culture of move prawns in a pond (D) culture of crabs in a pond

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Sea urchins belong to the class

(A) Holothuroidea (C) Helicoplacoidea


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(B) Echinoidea (D) Opliiocystioidea

Large quantities of Isinglass can be obtained from the air-bladders of

(A) Stu rgeons

(B) Sharks

(C) Catfishes
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(D) Snake-heads

Which of the following is called as Paddle Fish?

(A) Polyodon (C) Pangasius


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The first Ray of Spinous dorsal lrzmsfonned into ILICfUM, in

(A) Lophifonnes (C) Si luriformes


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Pectoral fins are exceptionally large for gliding purposes over water, in

(A) Exocoetns (C) Toipedo


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Vertical Swimming with prehensile tail is the Cl1l'E1Ct61'lSllC of

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(A) Top Minnows

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(B) Eelmeiformes (D) Gadifonnes

(B) Tiygon (D) Belone

(C) Comets

(B) Pipe Fishes (D) Flying Fishes

Suout with an elongate, exible, hook-lil<e process, is diagnostic


feature of

(A) Callorhynclms

(B) Chimaera
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(C) Harriora

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The Milk Fish belongs to the family

(A) Chanidac (C) Bagridac


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(B) Mugilidae (D) Cichlidac

Mime! or Snake Head is the common name for

(A) M ystus

(C) C/Iauna
Pomfret is the common name for

(B) Mttgif (D) Clmuos

Freshwater Dog Fish is the name assigned to

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Which ofthe following family is VIVIPAROUS?

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Mullets belong to the Genus

s n (A) Polyodon (B) Scoiiorlon o i (C) Amid (D) W0/Iago s is m ad


(A) Percidae (C) Fislulariidae

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(B) Siluridac

(D) Poccili idac

(A) 11Imre(.5' (B) Cimmza

(C) Nondus (D) Mugil

The largest number of species occurs in

(A) Subtropical region (B) 'lropics (C) Temperate zone (D) Subtempcrate region

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Snout is prolonged into a long blade with teeth on both sides, is the diagnostic feature of

(A) Trygon (C) Spltyma


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(B) Prislfs (D) Manta

Indigenous Lawivorous Fishes of India is the book written by

(C) A.G.K. Menon (D) T.J. Job


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(A) Hora (B) Hora and Mukerji

Which is called as Guppy?

(A) Macropodus (B) Cofisa


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(C) M0Ihem's:(2 (D) Poecilia


Which of the following is a Bacterial Disease?

(A) Velvet Disease (C) F iuRot


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Dragony Larvae

(A) cause Fin~Rot Disease (8) cause Turbidity in tank (C) cause damage to shes (D) act as food for aquarium fishes
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The headquarters of National Institute ofOceauog1aphy is at

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(A) Chennai (C) Cochin

(B) Mumbai (D) Papaji

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(A) the Abyss (C) the Planktons


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(B) the Benthos (D) the Nektons

FAQ is the full form for

(A) Fisheries of Arabian Ocean (B) Fish and Agriculture Organisation (C) Food and Agriculture Organisation (D) Fisheries and Agriculture Organisation
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The Fish Wars are the

(A) conflicts between fishes (B) conflicts between. sharks (C) conflicts among shenncn (D) conflicts among fish and man
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The First M arine National Park came into existence at

(A) GulfofMannar (C) Gulf of Kutch

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Which OIL is used as a presewativc for boats against weathering?

(A) Sharks (C) Sardines


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Both the eyes come to lie on the left side in the adults of

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(B) Rays (D) Tunas

(A) Pampas (C) Cynoglossus

(B) Otofirlzodes

(D) Kowala

A system adopted to keep the cages in desired position is called

(A) Collar (C) Free Board

(13) Mooring (D) Wal~way

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Where are the Fry raised to Fingerlings?

(A) Hatcheries (C) Rearing Ponds


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(B) Nurseries (D) Stocking Ponds

Application of Gypsum in a pond corrects the

(A) PH
(C) hardness
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(B) alkalinity (D) turbidity

The most common method of correcting the low pH is

(A) addition of gypsum (B) liming


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(C) addition of oil cake (D) putting organic manure


The ratio between food consumed for per unit weight gained by the
body is expressed by

(A) food conversion rate (C) food consumption rate


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To Calcu late Condition Factor which of the following is studied?

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(A) Length-Weight Relationship (B) Length frequency distribution (C) Weight of ovary and weight of body relationship (D) Health of the fish

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The weight of the gonad relative to the body weight is known as

(A) Coefficient of Maturity (C) Ponderal Index


Fecundity of marine shes is usually

(B) Gonadosomatic Index (D) Maturity Index

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(A) lower than Freshwater Fishes (B) higher than Freshwater Fishes (C) equal to Freshwater Fishes

(D) moderate

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The Number of Ova per gram body weight, is dened as

(A) fecundity (C) relative fecundity


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(B) absolute fecundity (D) complete fecundity

Most of the cultivable carps in India are

(A) Monsoon Breeders (C) Spring Spawners


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(B) Winter Spawners (D) Sununcrspawners

Pituitary Gland extracts are inj<:ctcd to induce

(A) ovulation (B) gonadal development (C) sex play (D) secretion ofsexlionnoncs
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The head quarters of Marine Products Expoit Development Authority


is at

(A) New Delhi (C) Koclti


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Culture-based capture flSl]Cl}' is associated with

(A) ranching (B) rice-sh (C) pig-sh (D) aquaculture


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Heterocercal type of caudal fin is found in

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(A) Scorpion

(C) Eel

(B) Scolior/on (D) Tilapia

The aquatic animal with the most developed intelligence is

(A) Whale (C) Dolphin

(B) Seal (D) Shritnp

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Mermaid purse is produced by

(A) Shark and Rays (C) Ehroplns and cat sh


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(B) Tiiapia and Clarius (D) Chanos and Mullet

ICAR is

(A) Indian Council of Agricultural Research (B) Indian Costal Aquacullural Research (C) Indian Council of Aquatic Research (D) Institute of Coastal Research
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Fishes release excess water in the body through

(A) Chloride cells (C) Green Glands


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The association between shark and sucker fish is referred to as

(A) Mutualisin (C) Symbiosis


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Indicate the correct hierarchy.

(A) Family, species, genus (C) Species, family, genus

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Which of the following is best used as Aquarium Cleaner?

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(B) Connnensalisin (D) Parasitism

(B) Genus, family, species (D) Family, genus, species

(B) Poecilirr
(D) Gyrinoc/zellus

(C) Gambusia

Flaltened Head is the clunacterislic of the genus

(A) Platyszum (C) P/arymysms

(B) Plalycephalus (D) Plarynemus

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Which of the following can be considered as the growth rate
expressing structure?

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Ponderal Index is another term for

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Trout fanning in ponds originated in

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Troughs and Baskets are used as incubators in

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Pro-, ineso- and metapteiygia are the skeletal elements of

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Layers and broilers are the terms used in

m o (C) Otolitli (D) Budlging abdomen c . m e (C) Growth factor (D) Conditions Factor a l g (A) Denmark (B).Japan a (C) China (D) USA s n o i s is m d a .
(A) Deposition of fat (B) Increase in length of ovary
(A) Maturity of Gonads (B) Food Quotient
(A) Catfish culture (C) Trout culture

(B) Tilapia culture (D) Crop culture

(A) Pectoral girdle (C) Dorsal n

(B) Pelvic girdle (D) Caudalfm

(A) Pig-sh farming (C) Geese-sh farming

(B) Poultry-sli farming (D) Cattle-sh fanning

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Rigor morlis is basically characterised by

(C) asphyxiation (D) red cheeks

(A) stiffening of body (B) softening of body

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The shes coming under the class Elasanohrancliii will have

(A) two gill openings (B)


(C) four gill openings
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three gill openings

(D) ve gill openings

What is the function of petasma?

(A) Transfening the spennatophores

(B) Protection (C) Transport of egg (D) Change its size


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Wliat is the use of chloride cells in shes?

(A) To eliminate blood cells (C) To eliminate wastes


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Fornialin is used in the

(A) ptepatelion of medicine (B) preservation of biological specimens (C) preparation of sleep producing drug (D) preparation of nutrition for infants
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Oviparous sh produce

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(A) Eggs (C) Young ones

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(B) Babies (D) Adults

The mucus or slim covering ofa fish

(A) protects its body from the action of the water (B) facilitates swimming (C) protects the fish from its enemies (D) helps respiration

148. Bye catch means

149. Which ofthe following is a lawicidal sh?

150. Which is an Exotic can) Species?

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(A) targeted sh catch in a tmwl not (B) non-targeted catch in a trawl net (C) second~level catch in a trawl net (D) purchase of a trawl catch

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