Present status of exploitation of fish and shellfish resources: Lizardfishes

Nair, K V Somasekharan and Deshmukh, V D and Raje, S G (1992) Present status of exploitation of fish and shellfish resources: Lizardfishes. CMFRI Bulletin, 45. pp. 182-196.


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The lizardfish fishery of the different maritime States along the west coast during monsoon is compared with the premonsoon and postmonsoon seasons. In Kerala the catch rate of lizardfishes was the highest during monsoon, while In Kamataka and Goa the peak catch rates were during premonsoon, followed by postmonsoon. In Maharashtra the most productive period was postmonsoon with the catch rates being the lowest during premonsoon and moderate during monsoon. In Gujarat the catch rates were almost equal during pre and postmonsoon seasons, there being no landings during monsoon.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: exploitation of fish; shellfish resources; Lizardfishes
Subjects: Demersal Fishes > Lizard Fishes
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2010 06:02
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:19

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