On the occurrence and fishery of fishes of the family Gempylidae along the Tuticorin Coast in Gulf of Mannar

Balasubramanian, T S and Abdussamad, E M (2007) On the occurrence and fishery of fishes of the family Gempylidae along the Tuticorin Coast in Gulf of Mannar. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 191 . pp. 21-22.

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Abstract

Fishes belonging to the family Gempylidae have formed part of regular fish landings bytrawls and large meshed gillnet (Paruvalai) since deep sea fishing started off Tuticorin in Gulf of Mannar. Occurrence of six species of Gempylids are reported from the bathypelagic tropical seas.They are Lepidocybium flavobrunneum, Ruvettus pretiosus cocco, Gempylus serpens, Neoepinnula orientalis and Von Bonde Thysitoides marlei and Thysites atun. Of these L.flavobrunneum,R.pretiossus and N. orientalis formed a regular fishery and contributed moderately to the fish landings. About

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Bathy pelagic; Fish landings; Gulf of Mannar; Trawler
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries > Mackerel fishery
Divisions:CMFRI-Tuticorin
CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Fishery Resource Assessment
ID Code:3486
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Deposited On:24 Sep 2010 16:36
Last Modified:24 Sep 2010 16:36

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