Estimated biomass of demersal flshes off Saurashtra coast

Vivekanandan, E and Gopal, C (1991) Estimated biomass of demersal flshes off Saurashtra coast. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 38 (4). pp. 224-230.


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Analyiis of exploratory tiawl lurvey data for the areas between latitudes 20°N (off Veraval) and 23°2(m ( (^ Jaldiau) and longitudes 68°E and 70°S0^ in the Saurashtra coast for a S-year period from 198S to 1989 revealed that the average demersal fish biomass in this area w u 430.4 kg/km^ The biomass per unit area increased in the north western direction from Veraval up to Harshad. Sdaenid and riUxMifish contributed substantially to the resource, forming as high as 62.5% of total demersal biomass. During the S-year period, the dianersel biomass declined from 634.7 kg/km^ in 198S to 3SS.0 kg/km^ in 1989, i.e. a decrease of abcwt 44%.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Estimated biomass; demersal flshes; Saurashtra
Subjects: Demersal Fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2010 09:29
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:06

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