Traditional methods of capturing octopus

Sundaram, Sujit and Dias, J R (2008) Traditional methods of capturing octopus. Fishing Chimes, 28 (9). p. 50.

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    Octopuses are marine benthic animals found to live in the waters along the sea coast down to 1000 m depth. They are known to have been exploited for more than 2000 years (Roper et al, 1984). As many as 200 species of Octopodidae are known to occur in the world Oceans (Worms, 1983) and of these about 60 species are known from the Indian Ocean (Roper et al. 1984). The major species of octopuses, which contribute to world fishery, come under the genera Octopus. Cistopus and Eledone. The world landings of octopuses increased substantially from 35.8 thousand metric tonnes in 1950 to 317.2 thousand metric tonnes in 2001(Jereb etal., 2005),

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Octopus; Capturing
    Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Cephalopods
    Fishery Technology > Fishing
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mumbai
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2023 09:01
    Last Modified: 14 Mar 2023 05:42

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