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.
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.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Fish aggregating devices; Cephalopod fishery; Karnataka coast|
|Subjects:||Molluscan Fisheries > Cephalopods|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||INVALID USER|
|Deposited On:||28 Sep 2010 14:44|
|Last Modified:||18 Jul 2011 15:54|
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