Expanding exploitation of Indian mackerel in Maharashtra

Yohannan, T M (2002) Expanding exploitation of Indian mackerel in Maharashtra. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 171 . pp. 1-2.

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Abstract

During the last decade Maharashtra has emerged as a major exploiter of Indian mackerel. From a total of 884 tonnes in 1985 the mackerel catch in Maharashtra shot up to 38355 tonnes by 1996 with an annual average (1985-2000) of 20364 tonnes, indicating an increase of 43.4 fold, whereas, during the same period its increase in Kerala was only 7 fold.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Maharashtra; exploitation; Indian mackerel
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries > Mackerel fishery
Divisions:CMFRI-Kozhikode
ID Code:3732
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Deposited On:17 Sep 2010 13:57
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