Observations on the food and feeding habits of the oceanic skipjack, Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus) of the Laccadive Sea during the years 1958-59

Raju, G (1964) Observations on the food and feeding habits of the oceanic skipjack, Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus) of the Laccadive Sea during the years 1958-59. In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Scombroid Fishes, Part 2; MBAI, 12-15 January 1962, Mandapam.

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Abstract

The oceanic skipjack, Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus) which is widely distributed in most tropical and subtropical seas, plays a principa1 role in the Minicoy tuna fishing industry bringing an annual in come of over Rs. 50,000 to the islanders (Jones, 1958) in recent years, through the export of dried tuna sticks called ' mass min. The importance of the study of the biology of this fish in exploiting them wisely and effectively hardly needs emphasis.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Food and feeding habits of oceanic skipjack; Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus); Laccadive Sea during the years 1958-59
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries > Tuna fisheries
Pelagic Fisheries > Skipjack
Food and Feeding
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:2424
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:17 Aug 2010 17:29
Last Modified:17 Aug 2010 17:29

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