A potential new resource of prawns from Neendakara area in Kerala coast

Suseelan, C and Thomas, M M and Kurup, N S and Gopalakrishnan, K N and George, M J (1982) A potential new resource of prawns from Neendakara area in Kerala coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 35. pp. 15-17.


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In recent years neendakara – sakthikulangara area in kerala has emerged as a prominent prawn fishery Centre of the country. In view of the importance of this trawl fishery the central marine fisheries Research institute has been monitoring the resource with reference to species composition, catch potential And biological parameters of the fishery for the past several years. Larger species like p. Semisulcatus, p. Monodon and metaperxaeus monoceros in relatively more numbers during day time while in the night the catches from the same depth region were dominated by the unconventional species like p. Canaliculatus and trachypenaeus spp.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: prawn fishery; trachypenaeus spp; p. Canaliculatus; p. Semisulcatus; p. Monodon; metaperxaeus monoceros; Neendakara; Kerala
Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
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Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2010 04:46
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:20
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3014

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