Rare Palmate octopus landed

Koya, K P Said and Mahesh, V and Asokan, P K (2018) Rare Palmate octopus landed. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (238). p. 33. ISSN 0254-380 X

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In recent years, the octopus fishery is gaining importance due to the increase in the export demands. The catches of the same has been steadily increasing due to the expansion of the trawl fishing activities into the deeper waters. They are mainly landed as by-catch in the trawl landings. The octopus landings in Malabar are mainly supported by the species like Amphioctopus neglectus, A. marginatus, Octopus vulgaris, Cistopus indicus, Callistoctopus luteus etc. However, in the last week of August 2018 rare palmate octopus Tremoctopus gracilis were observed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: palmate octopus; Tremoctopus gracilis; landing
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Cephalopods
Marine Fisheries > Conservation
Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
Divisions: CMFRI-Kozhikode
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 28 Dec 2019 10:28
Last Modified: 15 May 2020 09:36
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/14014

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