Fishery and bionomics of tunas at Mangalore

Muthiah, C (1985) Fishery and bionomics of tunas at Mangalore. CMFRI Bulletin, 36. pp. 51-70.


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Karnataka waters, on the upper part of S.W. coast of India produce an average total of 786 tonnes of tuna annually (1972-'81) forming 0.7% of the state's marine fish catch and 5 % of the total tuna catch of India. Of late, the production rate of this resource in the state had gone upto an average of 1,729 tonnes per year (1979-81). This rapid progress was achieved by the introduction of modern fishing techniques such as purse seining, deployment of mechanised crafts for drift gill netting and synthetic materials for gears.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fishery; bionomics; tunas; Mangalore
Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries > Tuna fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2010 05:46
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:17

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