The fishery of green tiger prawn Penaeus semisulcatus off Tuticorin

Rajamani, M and Manickaraja, M (1995) The fishery of green tiger prawn Penaeus semisulcatus off Tuticorin. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 140 . pp. 1-3.



The Green tiger prawn Penaeus semisulcatus de Haan is one of the commercially Important species of marine prawns in the southeast coast of India, particularly in the Gulf of Mannar. It is also widely distributed in the Indo-West Pacific region extending to the Red Sea, South Africa and Australia (Motoh, Southeast Asian Fish. Res. Center, 1980). This species is the most dominant one among various species of penaeid prawns landed by mechanized trawlers at Tuticorin Fishing Harbour significantly contributing to the commercial fishery almost round the year in varying intensities

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Penaeus semisulcatus; Tuticorin; fishery
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:3134
Deposited On:27 Sep 2010 17:19
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