Speargun fishing off Kovalam coast

Surya, S and Ambarish, Gop P and Midhunraj, N K and Raheem, P K and Anil, M K (2018) Speargun fishing off Kovalam coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (236). pp. 29-30. ISSN 0254-380 X

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As an adventure underwater sport, speargun fishing is practiced at Kovalam coast near Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.   Spearguns  are designed to launch a spear at fish or other underwater animals based on a trigger mechanism. The spear has a flopper or barb that is attached to the muzzle of the gun by a monofilament line and basically the two types of guns used are pneumatic and rubber band powered spear guns. Off Kovalam coast, mainly imported ones obtained from the visiting foreign tourists are popular

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Speargun; fishing; Kovalam coast
Subjects: Fishery Technology > Crafts & Gear
Divisions: CMFRI-Vizhinjam
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2019 07:31
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2020 06:10
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/13936

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