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.


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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
Divisions: CMFRI-Mandapam
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Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2010 08:53
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:19
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/2859

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