Underwater ecological observations in the gulf of Mannar, off Tuticorin-III. On the emperor Bream Lutjanus sebae sebae found with Pterois the scorpion fishes

Mahadevan, S and Nayar, K Nagappan (1965) Underwater ecological observations in the gulf of Mannar, off Tuticorin-III. On the emperor Bream Lutjanus sebae sebae found with Pterois the scorpion fishes. MBAI, 7 (2). pp. 454-455.

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    Abstract

    During the dives made on rocky beds, several hundreds of small and large fishes were noticed inhabiting the rocky area lying between 8'35'N.-8'55'N. Lat. to 78O 10'E.-78'25'E. Long. up to 26 metres depth. Surprisingly, with the sole exception of an occasional Lutjanus sebae (Cuvier) not one species of Lutjanus of commercial importance was seen anywhere in the area explored. The deeper rocky areas (bet- ween 40-60 metres depth) seem to be rich in lutjanids as evidenced by the catches landed by local fishermen by hook and line.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Underwater ecological observations; gulf of Mannar; Tuticorin
    Subjects: Marine Environment > Underwater observation
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Depositing User: Users 5 not found.
    Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2010 09:02
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:14
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1859

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