A potential new resource of prawn from the Karnataka coast

Sukumaran, K K and Nandakumar, G (1983) A potential new resource of prawn from the Karnataka coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 54 . pp. 16-18.



Along the Karnataka coast, Mangalore, Maipe and Karwar are centres from where prawns are caught in fairly good quantities throughout the year. It is estimated that around 4 to 5 thousand tonnes of prawns are landed in this state annually and the important species contributing to the fishery are Metapenaeus dobsoni, M. affinis, M. monoceros, Parapenaeopsis stylifera, Penaeus indicus, P. merguiensis and P. monodon belonging to the penaeid group.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Prawn fishery; penaeid group; Karnataka coast
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:2974
Deposited On:23 Sep 2010 11:07
Last Modified:23 Sep 2010 11:07

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