Shark landings at Kakdwip in West Bengal

Burman, Bijoy Krishna (1994) Shark landings at Kakdwip in West Bengal. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 135 . pp. 12-15.

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Abstract

From 1992 onwards 8 hooks and line units master hooks only and 6 units using gillnet in combination with hooks and line started operation from Kakdwlp base. These units are operated in regions 80 - 100 km from shore and at a depth of 40 - 45 m. Mainly dolphins and eels cut into pieces of about 250 to 400 gm are used as baits. In the landing centre sharks and rays are sold to merchants from Kerala and other fishes to the local merchants

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Hooks; Line units; Master hooks; Kakdwip base; Shark landing
Subjects:Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
Divisions:Contributors
ID Code:3719
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Deposited On:27 Sep 2010 15:35
Last Modified:21 Jul 2014 11:45

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