Sarada, P T (1998) Exploitation of mud crab Scylla serrata (Forskal) from Korapuzha estuary, Kerala. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 39 (1 & 2). pp. 113-117.
The hook and line fishery for mud crab (Scylla serrata) in the Korapuzha estuary is described. The fishing season extends throughout the year with a peak during Deamber-June. The average annual catch for 1987-89 was 14.0 tonnes with a CPUE of 113 kg. The size ranged from 51-215 mm in females', and 46-195 mm in males with majority between 86-120 mm. The length-width and the width-weight relationship, L and K values, sex ratio, maturity and marketing aspects were studied.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Scylla serrata; mud crab; Korapuzha estuary; Kerala|
|Subjects:||Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Geetha P Mrs|
|Deposited On:||15 Aug 2010 23:12|
|Last Modified:||15 Aug 2010 23:12|
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