Exploitation of mud crab Scylla serrata (Forskal) from Korapuzha estuary, Kerala

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.

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Abstract

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.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Scylla serrata; mud crab; Korapuzha estuary; Kerala
Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Depositing User: Geetha P Mrs
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2010 17:42
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:14
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1922

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