Josileen, Jose and Menon, N G (2007) Fishery and growth parameters of the blue swimmer crab Portunus pelagicus (Linnaeus, 1758) along the Mandapam coast, India. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 49 (2). pp. 159-165.
The blue swimmer crab Portunus pelagicus is a commercially important marine crab of India. Among the maritime states, Tamil Nadu ranks first in P. pelagicus landings for the past several years and a good fishery exists along the Mandapam coast in the present paper, the fishery, size composition, probability of capture, yield per recruit, mortality rates and growth of the species are discussed. Considering the results, management options are suggested for the optimum exploitation of blue swimmer crabs along the Indian coast.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Portunus pelagicus; fishery; growth parameters|
|Subjects:||Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Dr. V Mohan|
|Deposited On:||09 Aug 2010 16:25|
|Last Modified:||09 Aug 2010 16:25|
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