Heavy landing of lesser sardines juveniles

Surya, S and Rajkumar, M and Remya, L and Gandhi, A and Nazar, A K A (2016) Heavy landing of lesser sardines juveniles. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (228). p. 14. ISSN 0254-380 X


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    The juveniles of lesser sardines (Sardinellagibbosa and Sardinella albella) locally known as‘chala’ were landed heavily at Soliakudi LandingCentre by trawl net after the seasonal fishing ban(April 16 – May 31) ended. Landings of juvenile lessersardines were noticed during entire month of June2016 in shrimp trawlers (OAL 10–11 m with 110–188hp engine) operating at Soliakudi, fishing upto 14m depths and covering a distance of 8-12 km fromthe shore. The trawl net has a head rope of length350 m with a stretched mesh size of 40, 25 and 15mm at the wings, belly and cod end respectively.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Heavy landing; lesser sardines; juveniles
    Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries > Oil sardine
    Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mandapam
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2017 10:46
    Last Modified: 05 Jan 2017 10:46
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/11418

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