A note on Acetes fishery at Murdeswar bay, Karnataka during May, 2006

Dineshbabu, A P and Zacharia, P U and Krishnakumar, P K (2006) A note on Acetes fishery at Murdeswar bay, Karnataka during May, 2006. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 189. pp. 20-21.

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    Abstract

    Acetes indicus is the most common shrimp species occurring in south-west coast of India and the largest among commercially important sergestids, attaining a maximum size of 40 mm. It occurs in vast shoals in mid-water or near the surface mainly in the inshore waters. Along Karnataka coast, though there is no regular fishery for Acetes, it is occasionally caught in good quantities during September-October. The species forms important part of the food of all carnivorous fishes of this coast. Murdeswar bay of the Karnataka coast provides a safe place for berthing indigenous crafts. During May 2006, a shoal of Acetes entered into the bay, resulting in good catch for the local fishermen. Dried Acetes fetches Rs. 100 to 150 per kg in wholesale market and they can be stored for long time in air tight containers and will be sold for higher rates, when the demand for this product is at its peak.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Acetes fishery; Murdeswar bay; Karnataka
    Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Acetes
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension

    CMFRI-Mangalore
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
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    Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2010 10:31
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:23
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3600

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