An unusual fishery for Indian scad Decapterus russelli and occurrence of Indian ruff Psenopsis cyanea at Calicut with notes on biology of former species

Yohannan, T M and Balasubramanian, K K (1987) An unusual fishery for Indian scad Decapterus russelli and occurrence of Indian ruff Psenopsis cyanea at Calicut with notes on biology of former species. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 73 . pp. 11-14.

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Abstract

Detailed data collected on the fishery of Indian scad from Vellayil (Calicut) from 23rd August to 10th September, 1986, along with notes on some aspects of the biology of Decapterus russelli,the most important component of the fishery, are presented in this report. The gear employed was Pattenkolli, and the peak catch of scad was on 2nd September (178 tonnes). A random sample of 262 number of D. russelli was collected and studied the size distribution, maturity, length-weight relationships and price structure and utilisation.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Indian scad; Decapterus russelli; Indian ruff; Psenopsis cyanea; Calicut; Pattenkolli
Subjects:Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
Divisions:CMFRI-Kozhikode
ID Code:3195
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Deposited On:21 Sep 2010 13:41
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