Unusual heavy landings of flying gurnards at Munambam Fishing Harbour

Roul, Subal Kumar and Retheesh, T B and Gireesh, R and Prakasan, D and Abdussamad, E M (2016) Unusual heavy landings of flying gurnards at Munambam Fishing Harbour. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (228). pp. 21-22. ISSN 0254-380 X

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    Abstract

    Flying gurnards belongs to the familyDactylopteridae, distributed in tropical Indo-Pacificand Atlantic oceans. From the 7 speciesrepresenting two genera, Dactylopterus andDactyloptena only four species such asDactyloptena gilberti, D. macracantha,D. orientalis and D. peterseni are found in thewestern Indian Ocean. These are small to moderatesized marine bottom dwelling fish and mostlycaught by bottom trawls as by-catch in the nearshore waters and not having much commercialvalue.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Unusual heavy landings; flying gurnards; Munambam Fishing Harbour
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
    Demersal Fishes > Flying Fishes
    Fish and Fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    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/11423

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