By catch of shrimp trawlers in Greater Bombay

Chakraborty, S K and Deshmukh, V D and Vidyasagar, Kuber and Ramamurthy, S (1983) By catch of shrimp trawlers in Greater Bombay. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 54. pp. 7-15.


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The introduction of mechanized trawling operations, Maharashtra, with a coast line of 720 km, occupies an important placp in the export oriented prawn fishing industry of India. The state stands second in penaeid prawn landings with an annual average (1971-80) of 27,000 tonnes, contributing to 25% of the all-India catch of penaeids. Sassoon Dock and New Ferry Wharf are two important bases in Greater Bombay for commercial trawling. The present account attempts to give a picture of the trawl fishery with special reference to prawns and by-catches during 1979-82.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: shrimp fisheries; trawlers; bombay coast
Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
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Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2010 05:40
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:20

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