The phenomenal fish mortality in the Arabian sea in 1957- a speculation on the possible identity of the species concerned

Jones, S (1964) The phenomenal fish mortality in the Arabian sea in 1957- a speculation on the possible identity of the species concerned. In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Scombroid Fishes, Part 2; MBAI, 12-15 January 1962, Mandapam.

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    Abstract

    One of the most sensational items of news received in fishery circles in recent years has been an instance of fish mortality in the Arabian Sea during the second week of June 1957 estimated to involve over 20 million tons of fish nearly equaling world's annual catch. Attempts were also made to explain the phenomenon based on the information available on similar incidents elsewhere. Unfortunately no specimen was collected and as such the identity of the fish remained a matter of speculation.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Fish mortality; Arabian sea; India
    Subjects: Marine Environment > Fish Mortality
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Depositing User: Geetha P Mrs
    Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2010 11:46
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:17
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/2429

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