Occurrence of spotted sardinella along north Andhra Pradesh coast

Vijayakumaran, K and Diwakar, K and Achayya, P (1995) Occurrence of spotted sardinella along north Andhra Pradesh coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 139. p. 10.


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Gill nets operated off Lawsons Bay, Visakhapatnam landed an estimated 530 kg of spotted sardinella Amblygaster sirm fWalbaum) during November - December 1992. This species was not observed earlier in the sardine catches from this area. Subsequent to this observation the species was reported in the trawl catches of Kakinada during December. While the catches were very poor during January and February, March recorded an estimated 581 kg and 2331 kg of A. sirm in shrimp trawl and gill nets respectively, at Visakhaptnam. By April this species disappeared from the fishery. The meristic and morphometric details are given

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: spotted sardinella; Amblygaster sirm; Visakhapatnam; morphometrics
Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries > Clupeidae
Divisions: CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
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Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2010 10:31
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:23
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3584

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