Fishery, biology and population dynamics of Nemipterus japonicus (Bloch) off Visakhapatnam

Rajkumar, U and Rao, K Narayana and Kingsly, H Jose (2003) Fishery, biology and population dynamics of Nemipterus japonicus (Bloch) off Visakhapatnam. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 50 (3). pp. 319-324.

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Abstract

Threadfin breams formed 9% of the total small trawler catches of Visakhapatnam, Nemipterus mesoprion and N. japonicus being the dominant species. The estimated growth parameters for N. japonicus are L = 340 mm and K = 0.52 year-1. Size at first maturity is estimated as 128 mm. The species spawns during July to April with a peak in September. The mortality rate Z, F and M were 3.52, 2.41 and 1.11 respectively.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:fishery biology;population dynamics
Subjects:Marine Biology > Biology
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:111
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:11 Mar 2010 15:18
Last Modified:07 Jan 2014 11:43

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