Studies on some aspects of the biology of the common anchovy, Thrissocles mystax (Bloch & Schneider)

Venkataraman, G (1956) Studies on some aspects of the biology of the common anchovy, Thrissocles mystax (Bloch & Schneider). Indian Journal of Fisheries , 3 (2). pp. 311-333.

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Abstract

The anchovies form an important fishery along the Malabar Coast and contribute considerably to the fish catches during certain seasons of the year and especially during the lean years lor sardines. Of the 7 species of anchovies recorded along the west coast, i,Thrissocles mystax is the most common and is caught abundantly in the cdinmercial hauls. It has a wide distribution and is known to occur in the seas of India, Malay Archipelago and China. It attains a maximum length of 205 mm.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:fishery biology; anchovy; Thrissocles mystax
Subjects:Fish and Fisheries > Fish biology
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:1716
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:28 Jul 2010 17:48
Last Modified:28 Jul 2010 17:48

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