Purse-seine and boat-seine (Thangu vala) fishery for The oil sardine off cochin-1968-1971

Balan, V (1973) Purse-seine and boat-seine (Thangu vala) fishery for The oil sardine off cochin-1968-1971. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 20 (1). pp. 70-77.


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    The data on the catches, fishing eflFort, length and sex composition relating to the purse seine fishery for the oil sardine, Sardinella longiceps V^l. off Cochin, during the three seasons from 1968-69 to 1970-71 are presented. A comparison of catch rates of the sardine landed by this gear with those of the boat seine thmgu vala during the same period has been made. A comparative study of the length range, the modal and the mean length distributions of the oil sardine catches obtained in the two gear revealed a fairly good similarity. Application of Chi-square test on the sex composition data of the sardine shoals fished by purse seine during 1969-71 indicated that there was no significant dominance of either sex-

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Purse-seine; boat-seine; Thangu vala; oil sardine; Cochin
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Marine Fishing
    Pelagic Fisheries > Oil sardine
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2010 07:22
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:11
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1226

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