Minor fishery for the Indian oil sardine (Sardinella longiceps) along Saurashtra coast

Gopal, C and Kabli, L M (1991) Minor fishery for the Indian oil sardine (Sardinella longiceps) along Saurashtra coast. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 38 (1). pp. 39-41.

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Abstract

During October 1987 to March 1988 the total estimated oil sardine, Sardinella longiceps, landed by cast net at Poibander was about 1 300 tonnes with an average monthly landings of about 21S.9 tonnes. The length (L)-weight (W) relationships of male and female were W = 1.514 + 2,744 L and 4!237 + 2.617 L, respectively. The mean modal length increased from 75 mm in October - November to 155 mm in Febmary - March. The stage of maturity progressed from immature in October to maturing (stage IV) in March.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Minor fishery; Indian oil sardine; Sardinella longiceps; Saurashtra coast
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:267
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:26 Mar 2010 12:38
Last Modified:26 Mar 2010 12:38

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