Export of silver conger eel's air bladder from Chennai

Rajapackiam, S and Mohan, S and Balakumar, S K and Poovannan, P (2007) Export of silver conger eel's air bladder from Chennai. Marine Fisheries Information Service Technical Extension Series, 191 .



Muraenesox cinereus Silver conger eel is the only species of Muraenesocidae family, observed in the landings at Chennai Fisheries Harbour. M.cinereus are mainly landed by multiday trawlers. The catch was high during June-October with peak in June. Washed, dried air bladders are exported along with skin, fins, gill rakers, bones and teeth of elasmobranchs to Singapore and HongKong, and are used in the manufacture of soup and medicine.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Muraenesox cinereus; Silver conger eel; Muraenesocidae; Cheenai Fisheries harbour; Multiday trawlers; Air bladders; Soup; Medicine
Subjects:Demersal Fishes > Eels
Divisions:CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
ID Code:3477
Deposited On:24 Sep 2010 16:13
Last Modified:24 Sep 2010 16:13

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