Drift gill net fishery along Mangalore-Malpe coast

Muthiah, C and Bhat, S Uma (2003) Drift gill net fishery along Mangalore-Malpe coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 176 . pp. 1-4.



Drift gill net is the major gear used in Mangalore- Malpe area to catch large pelagic fishes. Though the catch by drift-gill net forms only 1% of the toala marine fish catch, the value of the quality fishes it lands exceeds the value of other gears. this gear plays a pivotal roal in the economy of indigenious fisheries sector. the article deals with operation details of drift gill net, catch composition of major fishes and economic status of fishes due to this drift gill net.

Item Type:Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords:drift-gill net; catch composition; economics; Mangalore
Subjects:Fish and Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Fishery Resource Assessment
ID Code:3263
Deposited On:21 Sep 2010 13:54
Last Modified:23 Jul 2014 12:33

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