On some bathypelagic fishes taken from the continental slope off the South West Coast of India

Tholasilingam, T and Venkataraman, G and Kartha, K N Krishna (1964) On some bathypelagic fishes taken from the continental slope off the South West Coast of India. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 6 (2). pp. 268-284.

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Abstract

The Indo-Norwegian Project exploratory fishing vessel M.F.V. Kalava carried out deep water trawling, between 160 and 200 fathoms, on the continental shelf, "off the Xeraia Coast during March/April 1963/ 24 species of deep sea fish", belonging to 23 genera and 19 families, from these catches are briefly described in the paper. Of these, 14 are new records for the Arabian Sea. Only select references, pertaining to fish fauna of the Indian Ocean region, are cited in the paper.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:bathypelagic fishes; Kalava; Xeraia Coast; Arabian Sea;
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries
Fish and Fisheries
Pelagic Fisheries > Pelagic Fishes
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:1421
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:31 Jul 2010 09:49
Last Modified:31 Jul 2010 09:49

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