An unusual catch of sharks in a purse seine at Malpe, Karnataka

Mohamed, K S and Muniyappa, Y and Naik, Appaya R and Kemparaju, S and Purandhara, C (1993) An unusual catch of sharks in a purse seine at Malpe, Karnataka. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 121 . p. 10.

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An unusual catch of sharks in a purse seine fishery at Malpe on the Dakshlna Kannada coast in Karnataka On 10-10-1990 was observed. A single purse seine boat landed approximately 3.5 tonnes of sharks together with the seerflsh Scomberomorous commerson, (400 kg), catfish Tachysurus serratus (100 kg) and the kingfish Rachycentron canadus (100 kg) . The sharks were identified as the black-tip shark Carcharhtnus limbatus.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:purse seine fishery; byatch; sharks; Malpe; Karnataka
Subjects:Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:3448
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Deposited On:29 Sep 2010 10:02
Last Modified:26 Aug 2011 14:07

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