Note on Occurrence of Jaydia queketti (Osteichthyes: Apogonidae) from the Bycatch of Tropical Trawl Fishery

Ranjith, L and Ramkumar, S and Kannan, K and Vinod, K and Joshi, K K and Shukla, S P and Purushothaman, C S and Chakraborty, S K (2016) Note on Occurrence of Jaydia queketti (Osteichthyes: Apogonidae) from the Bycatch of Tropical Trawl Fishery. Current World Environment, 11 (2). pp. 604-609.

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    Abstract

    Three specimens of apogonids species of total length 72.69, 106.28 and 110.67 mm were caught off Tuticorin at the depths of 90-100 m as a bycatch on 1st January 2013 from the commercial trawler operated from Tuticorin Fishing Harbour, Southeast coast of India. In this paper, on the occurrence of Jaydia queketti was figured and the comprehensive diagnostic features of the recorded specimens were elucidated. The species of this genus Jaydia is distributed continentally and often caught as a bycatch from shrimp or fish trawl. These species are widely distributed in New Guinea, larger islands in the Coral Sea, Australia, Arabian Sea of India and also from Africa to Japan. Nevertheless, the present observation shows the occurrence of J. queketti from the bycatch of trawl fishery operated along Gulf of Mannar, Southeast coast of India.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Cardinalfish; Trashfish; Gulf of Mannar; Distribution
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2017 09:57
    Last Modified: 20 Mar 2017 09:57
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/11645

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