On the gillnet fishery of Penaeus indicus H. Milne Edwards along Tuticorin coast

Rajamani, M and Manickaraja, M (1997) On the gillnet fishery of Penaeus indicus H. Milne Edwards along Tuticorin coast. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 38 (1 & 2). pp. 158-161.

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Abstract

The gill-net fishery of Penaeus indicus H. Milne Edwards along Tuticorin coast was seasonal extending for a period of five to eight months. During the period 1990 - '92 the estimated annual landing of this species ranged from 7.7 to 25.0 tonnes. Prawns in the size range of 118 to 143 mrn in total length dominated the fishery:Sexes were more or less equally distributed and the proportion of mature females formed a significant proportion from June to August.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Penaeus indicus; Tuticorin; gill-net fishery
Subjects: Fishery Technology > Fishing
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Depositing User: Geetha P Mrs
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2010 17:39
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:14
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1915

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