Emerging fishery for stargazers

Surya, S and Saravanan, Raju and Nazar, A K A and Bhoominathan, N and Selvakumar, R and Shanmuganathan, K and Thangavel, K (2016) Emerging fishery for stargazers. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (228). p. 20. ISSN 0254-380 X


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    Fishes commonly known as stargazers, of thefamily Uranoscopidae, is emerging as a lucrativefishery along the Pamban coast of Tamil Nadu. Thefish is generally characterized by large head, dorsolaterally directed eyes placed on the large flattenedhead, dark brownish body and head with or withoutirregular whitish blotches on the back. The fisheswere landed at Pamban Light House landing centreby fibre boats having an overall length (OAL) of 8m, fitted with a 60 hp engine.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Emerging fishery; stargazers
    Subjects: Fish and Fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mandapam
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2017 10:44
    Last Modified: 05 Jan 2017 10:44
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/11422

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