A note on the dol-net fishery off Jaffrabad (Gujarat) with special reference to Bombay duck, From 1979-80 to 1981-82

Khan, Mohammad Zafar (1987) A note on the dol-net fishery off Jaffrabad (Gujarat) with special reference to Bombay duck, From 1979-80 to 1981-82. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 34 (2). pp. 188-192.

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Abstract

An estimated catch of 17,345.6 t were landed at JafTrabad by dol nets. The bombayduck formed about 90.6% of the landings. The peak periods of abundance were October-November (CPUE 245.0 and 216.9 kg) and May (CPUE 231.4 kg). The size range of bombayduck varied between 30 mm and 375 mm. Juveniles below 210 mm were more abundant during February-May (93 7 to 98.6%). The bycatch consisted of Coilia dussumeiri (2.6%), non-penaeid prawns (2.2%), penaeid prawns (0.8%), Ghol (1.7%) and Trichiums (0.7%). Considerable quantities of Pampns argenteiis (25.3 tonnes) in the size range 30 to 149 mm were also landed.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:dol net fishery; Gujarat; Bombay duck
Subjects:Fish and Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:346
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:07 Apr 2010 11:38
Last Modified:07 Apr 2010 11:38

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