Fishery and bionomics of tunas at Tuticorin

Siraimeetan, Pon (1985) Fishery and bionomics of tunas at Tuticorin. CMFRI Bulletin, 36. pp. 86-103.

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    Abstract

    In the fishery along Tuticorin Coast in the Gulf of Mannar, seven species of tuna and tuna-like fishes occur. They are the little tunny Euthynnus affinis (Cantor), Frigate mackerel Auxis thazard (Lacepede), bullet tuna Auxis rochei (Risso), oriental bonito, Sarda orientalis (Temminck and Schlegel), yellowfln tuna Thunnus albacares (Temminck and Schlegel), skipjack tuna Katsuwonus pelamis (Linnaeus) and long tail tuna Thunnus tonggol (Bleeker). In addition, among the billfishes, the sailflsh Istiophorus platypterus (Shaw and Nodder) and the striped marlin Tetrapterus audax (Philippi) also occur in the fishery.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Fishery; bionomics; tunas; Tuticorin
    Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries > Tuna fisheries
    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: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2010 05:33
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:17
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/2492

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