On an unusual fishery for the mackerel in the Cochin Backwaters

George, K C (1964) On an unusual fishery for the mackerel in the Cochin Backwaters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 7 (1). pp. 219-222.


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On the west coast of India, the mackerel Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier) is reported to enter the lower reaches of the Kali river at Karwar in April and May, when the salinity of the river water is between 29.73 and 34.60%o (Pradhan, 1956). In the Netravati at Mangalore a fishery of small magnitude, extending as fer as 6 miles up the river, was observed during the January-March period in 1958

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: mackerel; Rastrelliger kanagurta; Kali river; Karwar
Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries > Mackerel fishery
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
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Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2010 06:25
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:13
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1690

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