Prawn fishery off the west coast of India in relation to hydrographical conditions of the shelf waters

Sharma, G S and Murty, A V S (1973) Prawn fishery off the west coast of India in relation to hydrographical conditions of the shelf waters. In: Proceedings of the symposium on living resources of the seas around India, 1973, Mandapam Camp.

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Abstract

Based on the hydrographic data collected on board R. V. Kalava and R. V. Varuna, the vertical distribution patterns of temperature, densiiy (sigma-0 and dissolved oxygen content of sea water at five places between Cape Comorin and Mangalore were studied. In the present account an attempt is made to correlate the hydrogiaphic data with the prawn landings in the regicn concerned. The prawn fishery flourishes well during the south-west monsoon period when catches are high off the Kerala coast.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Prawn fishery; west coast of India; hydrographical conditions
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:2721
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:26 Aug 2010 23:27
Last Modified:26 Aug 2010 23:27

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