Spurt in fish landings along north Tamil Nadu coast

Vivekanandan, E and Kathirvel, M and Selvaraj, V and Girijavallabhan, K G and Rajagopalan, M and Chidambaram, K (1983) Spurt in fish landings along north Tamil Nadu coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 49. pp. 17-19.


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In the sudden spurt of unusually heavy fish landings a movement of deep water fishes to the inshore areas were observed and of this unusual landings along the coast during this period are presented. The heavy fish landings were observed for 15 days in landing centres adjacent of Pondicherry whereas it for 2 days in Kovalam region and in Madras. A slight drop in surface water temperature with low oxygen concentration (1.10 to 1.37ml/L) and low temperature (26.2 to 27.2°C) during this period were examined. Analysis of plankton samples showed a a bloom of Chaetoceros sp.in this period.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Landings; Spurt; deep water fishes; movement
Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Fish behaviour
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
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Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2010 04:17
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:23
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3571

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