On the age, growth and mortality of Sardinella gibbosa (Blkr.) of Karwar waters (West coast of India)

Annigeri, G G (1989) On the age, growth and mortality of Sardinella gibbosa (Blkr.) of Karwar waters (West coast of India). Indian Journal of Fisheries, 36 (3). pp. 199-203.

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    Abstract

    Age, growth and mortality were estimated based on age composition of the fishery. Sardinella gibbosa (Blkr.) attains a size of 140-150 mm, 160-165 mm and 180-185 mm at the end of 1, 2 and 3 years of life. The average value of total instantaneous rate of mortality (Z) was 1.31 and the natural mortality rate (M), 0.8212. The fishing mortality (F) varied from 0.09 to 0.38 indicating further scope of exploitation of this resource Growth parameters estimated by Von Bertalanffy equation showed Loc of 183 mm, K of 1.61 and to of -0.43 for 1979-1983 period. This resource ranks first in abundance among lesser sardine resources of this area in purse seiners.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Fish biology; Oil sarnine; Sardinella gibbosa; Karwar; West coast of India; mortality
    Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries
    Fish and Fisheries > Fish biology
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2010 08:36
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:06
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/312

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