Observations on the unusually heavy landings of oil sardine at Karwar

Pandurangachar, K C and Vaidya, N G (2014) Observations on the unusually heavy landings of oil sardine at Karwar. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (222). p. 16. ISSN 0254-380 X

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    Oil sardine (Sardinella longiceps) forms one of the most important pelagic resource landed along the Karnataka coast. The annual oil sardine landings during the year 2013-2014 was 9522 tonnes (t) in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka. Baithkol is the major mechanised landing centre here. At Karwar, oil sardine landing is generally observed from August to May and the peak season is from October to March. During 2014, soon after the Monsoon Fishing Ban period, the oil sardine fishery by the purse seine boats started on the first of August, 2014. On 13th October 2014, unusual heavy landings of oil sardine by purseseiners was observed at Baithkol landing centre. The heavy landings started from morning 11 00 hrs and continued upto 18 00 hrs on that day.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: unusually heavy landings; oil sardine; Karwar
    Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries > Oil sardine
    Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
    Divisions: CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2015 04:30
    Last Modified: 01 Dec 2015 04:30
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/10560

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