Present status of exploitation of fish and shellfish resources: Ribbonfishes

Lazarus, S and Scariah, K S and Khan, Mohammad Zafar and Velayudhan, A K (1992) Present status of exploitation of fish and shellfish resources: Ribbonfishes. CMFRI Bulletin, 45. pp. 121-132.


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The average annual ribbonfish production of the west coast is estimated at 56,883 tonnes which forms 5.71% of the total fish landing of he coast. Postmonsoon m n reaIised 47% of the catch M o d by prmonm (39%) and m o n m (14%) seasons. This trend Is well seen In States like Maharashtra and Karnataka. In Kerala, however, the peak landing (49%) was found during mosoon months while in the other two States it was during the premonsoon period. Trawl net is the only gear operated in all the States during all the seasons and It accounts few about 67% of the total catch.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: exploitation of fish; shellfish resources; Ribbonfishes
Subjects: Demersal Fishes > Ribbon Fishes
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2010 08:21
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:18

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