A note on the monsoon fishery for threadfin breams off Cochin

Nair, K V Somasekharan and Jayaprakash, A A (1986) A note on the monsoon fishery for threadfin breams off Cochin. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 33 (1). pp. 106-111.


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The threadfln bream fishery by shrimp trawlers, constituted by Nemipterus japonicus and N. mesoprion, is subject to great seasonal and annual flucuations, the total catch, as well as the catch rate, being highest during SW monsoon. It appears from the catch trends at various depths that nemipterids, which normally inhabit in the depth zone 75-100 m, migrate to 35-40 m during monsoon, coinciding with upwelling. The hydrographic conditions which might be causing this shift of the population is discussed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: fishery; threadfin breams; Cochin
Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Threadfin breams
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2010 08:57
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:06
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/376

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