Record of three species of flying fish from Mumbai waters

Kamble, S D and Sundaram, Sujit and Sreeram, Miriam Paul and Sarang, J D (2007) Record of three species of flying fish from Mumbai waters. Marine Fisheries Information Service T&E Ser. (194). pp. 19-20.


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On 26-5-07, a shoal of flying fish was landed by trawler at New Ferry Wharf. The total catch weighed about 50 kg. The species Hirundichthys oxycephalus dominated with 70% of the total catch followed by Cheilopogon suttoni (25%), and C. nigricans (5%) (Plate 1-3). The catch was taken to the local market and sold at the rate of Rs.30/Kg.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: three species of flying fish; Mumbai waters
Subjects: Demersal Fishes > Flying Fishes
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2010 11:38
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:22

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