Synopsis of marine prawn fishery of India-1981

George, M J and Suseelan, C and Thomas, M M and Kakati, V S and Nalini, C (1982) Synopsis of marine prawn fishery of India-1981. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 43 . pp. 8-22.



Prawn landings and percentage contributions of different maritime states in India mainly Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, West Bengal and Andamans were studied during 1980 and 1981.The penaeid and non-penaeid prawn landings of the same period in these states were also recorded. Monthlv prawn landings, Penaeid and non-penaeid prawn landings in these states during the year 1981 were studied.Species wise break up of prawn landings and percentages during 1981 were recorded in the present paper. Annual percentage distribution datas of important species in the prawn landings at different centres are given.Prawn landings by commercial shrimp trawlers in relation to the total prawn catch and the fishing effort during 1981 were studied and recorded. Catch trend, species composition and size distribution of important species of prawns at Veraval,Bombay, Karwar, MaIpe and Mangalore, Calicut and Cochin,Neendakara, Waltair, Puri, Kakinada, Tuticorin, Mandapam and Madras during 1981 were extensively studied and recorded. Distribution of the spawning population of important species at selected centres during 1981 were also given.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Landings; states; prawn; penaeid; non-penaeid; distribution; population
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Marine Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:3067
Deposited On:22 Sep 2010 09:43
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