Self imposed ban by local fisherfolk for the conservation of brown mussel

Gomathi, P and Anil, M K and Raju, B and Krishna Priya, P M and Salini, O and Sasikumar, Geetha (2019) Self imposed ban by local fisherfolk for the conservation of brown mussel. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (239). pp. 18-20. ISSN 0254-380 X

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Abstract

Brown mussel, Perna indica is one of the important bivalve resources off Thiruvananthapuram coast and mussel beds located in the Vizhinjam-Kovalam region is the main area targetted by fishers. This organized bivalve fishery supports the livelihoods around 300 fishermen. Fishing is carried out throughout the year except during monsoon season that starts early in the morning before 6 am and landing at shore by 9 am.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Self imposed ban; local fisherfolk; conservation; brown mussel
Subjects: Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs > Conservation
Molluscan Fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Vizhinjam
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2020 09:40
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2020 09:40
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/14308

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