MBAI Memoir No. 1: The ribbon-fishes of the family Trichiuridae of India,

James, P S B R (1967) MBAI Memoir No. 1: The ribbon-fishes of the family Trichiuridae of India,. Technical Report. Marine Biological Association of India, Mandapam Camp.


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Ribbon-fishes of the family Trichiuridae constitute one of the important commercial fisheries of India. There have been some earlier reports about their distribution, abundance and biological aspects but no attempt has been made towards a comprehensive study of this group of fishes. Four species of ribbon-fishes are now known to occur in the Indian Seas and while knowledge about their biology would be useful from the fishery point of view, it was also thought that a study of their systematic position and some aspects of anatomy would lead to a better understanding of the group as a whole. This account, which is mainly based on my thesis approved for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Zoology of the Banaras Hindu University, deals with the systematic position, some aspects of anatomy, biology and fishery of the ribbon-fishes from the Indian Seas.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ribbon-fishes; Trichiuridae; India
Subjects: Demersal Fishes > Ribbon Fishes
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Depositing User: Geetha P Mrs
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2010 10:40
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:17

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