A note on the landing of giant grouper, Promicrops Lanceolatus (Bloch) at Veraval, Saurashtra

Pai, M V and Karbhari, J P and Sivaprakasam, T E (1965) A note on the landing of giant grouper, Promicrops Lanceolatus (Bloch) at Veraval, Saurashtra. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 7 (2). pp. 477-478.

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    Abstract

    Landings of medium-sized serranids are not uncommon at Veraval. But landings of giant specimens of Promicrops lmceolatus (Bloch) are very unusual. On 28th December 1961, one specimen measuring 2220 mm. (Photograph) and again on 24th February 1962, two specimens measuring 2360 mm. and 2240 mm. were landed by hook and line, using rays as bait. The fish (called ' Wekli ' locally) were caught off Veraval at 53 metres depth. It was thought worthwhile to record the measurements and other particulars of these fish for purposes of future comparison

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: giant grouper; Promicrops Lanceolatus (Bloch); Veraval; Saurashtra
    Subjects: Demersal Fishes > Groupers
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
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    Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2010 09:56
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:14
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1877

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