On the seasonal hooks and line fishery at Pamban, near Mandapam

Jayasankar, P (1990) On the seasonal hooks and line fishery at Pamban, near Mandapam. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 105 . pp. 13-14.



Iron hooks of about 7 cm long, numbering about 1000 - 3000 are operated from each boat with monofilament line of about 1 mm thickness. Sardinella spp. are used exclusively as baitThe maximum catch was brought in February and the minimum in January. Lethrinus spp. (34.01%) and Lutjanus spp. (22.95%) were the most dominant species landed by hooks and line. Sharks (9.58%), rays (8.36%) Epinephelus spp. (6.87%) Plectorhynchus spp. (4.73%) and Pristipomoides spp. (4.67%) were the other important species caught during the period. Size ranges in Lethrinus spp., Lutjanus spp. and Epinephelus spp. were, respectively, 160 - 775 mm, 150 - 685 mm and 200 – 800 mm.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Sardinella spp; hooks and line fishery; Pamban; Mandapam
Subjects:Fishery Technology
ID Code:2859
Deposited On:23 Sep 2010 14:23
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