Instance of heavy catches of Metapenaeus dobsoni along the Madras coast

Sankaralingam, S (1989) Instance of heavy catches of Metapenaeus dobsoni along the Madras coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 95 . p. 8.

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Unusually heavy catches of Metapenaeus dobsoni were made from the inshore waters during 12th to 18th July, 1988 at the fishing villages of Perianeelangarai kuppam, Panayur kuppam and Kanathur-reddi kuppam. The catches were made using Edavalai, a type of bag net which requires 4 catamarans and 20 men to operate. The length range of the prawns landed was between 78 and 102 mm and dominant size group (31.4%) was 90-94 mm.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Metapenaeus dobsoni; Madras coast; davalai; bag net
Subjects:Fishery Technology > Fishing
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
ID Code:2899
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Deposited On:21 Sep 2010 13:27
Last Modified:21 Sep 2010 13:27

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