Artisanal longline fishing for high value fishes off Mumbai, Maharashtra

Albert Idu, K A and Chellappan, Anulekshmi and Akhilesh, K V and Singh, V V (2017) Artisanal longline fishing for high value fishes off Mumbai, Maharashtra. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (233). pp. 25-26. ISSN 0254-380 X


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    Sassoon Dock is one of oldest and a major landing center located in Mumbai from where several multiday and single day fishing vessels including trawlers, dolnetters, gillnetters and hook and line units operate. Marine fisheries of Maharashtra is mostly dominated by trawlers and dolnetters while line fishing is done by only a few fishers. The artisanal fishers in Juhu, Colaba and nearby areas of Mumbai are operating a few long line units in small wooden boats (6 - 7 m OAL) or fibre boats fitted with engines of 16 – 24 hp from Sassoon Dock landing centre.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Artisanal longline fishing; high value fishes; off Mumbai; Maharashtra
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Marine Fishing
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mumbai
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2018 10:48
    Last Modified: 25 Jun 2018 10:48

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