A note on the occurrence of large scale fish mortality along the Chaliyar River near Beypore

Venkataraman, G and Sam Bennet, P and Chennubhotla, V S Krishnamurthy and Ramakrishnan, K N (1966) A note on the occurrence of large scale fish mortality along the Chaliyar River near Beypore. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 8 (1). pp. 224-225.

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Abstract

An unusual phenomenon of large scale fish mortality was noticed at Chaliyar river in Beypore on the morning of 3rd May 1966. The fishermen noticed hundreds of fish struggling and coming up on the surface of water in a dazed and dead condition and showing signs of suffocation. They caught the dead and dying fish and sold them immediately in the market. No adverse effect as a result of eating these fish was noticed.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Chaliyar river; Beypore; fish mortality
Subjects:Fishery biology
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Fishery Resource Assessment
ID Code:1697
Deposited By:Edwin Joseph
Deposited On:07 Aug 2010 12:26
Last Modified:07 Aug 2010 12:26

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