Fish aggregating devices used for cephalopod fishery along the Karnataka coast

Sasikumar, Geetha and Rohit, Prathibha and Nagaraja, D and Lingappa, K and Naik, Appaya R (2006) Fish aggregating devices used for cephalopod fishery along the Karnataka coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 189. pp. 10-13.

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Abstract

FADs are traditionally used by fishermen to attract and aggregate fishes closer to the shore. Such practices were based on their knowledge that fish tend to congregate over submerged structures. These objects are known to attract fish efficiently and increase the productivity of the area as they provide shelter from predators, serves as feeding grounds by providing surface area for fish food organisms and even act as suitable spawning ground by giving substratum for the attachment of eggs for many fishes.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fish aggregating devices; Cephalopod fishery; Karnataka coast
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Cephalopods
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
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Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2010 09:14
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:21
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3304

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