Raje, S G and Deshmukh, V D (1994) Unusual landing of Hilsa ilisha in gillnets at Versova. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 128. p. 18.
The mesh size of monofilament gill net operated for H. ilisha was in the range of 50-90mm. The length and depth of a single piece of gill net was 30-40 x 2 m. The plank built boats of 6-8 m OAL with 10-15 H.P. engine operated 30 to 60 such pieces, dugout canoes of 5-6 m with 5-10 H.P. used 20-35 pieces and 4-6 m non-mechanised dugout canoes operated 10 to 15 pieces of gill nets. H. ilisha shoal was caught from 2 to 5 meter depth and within the range of 1 to 2 km off Versova. The unusual landing of H.ilisha continued for five days. The total estimated landing of this species during a five days period was 45.7 tonnes, with an average of 133.7 kg/unit.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Gill Net; Versova; Hilsa ilisha|
|Subjects:||Pelagic Fisheries > Clupeidae|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries|
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|Date Deposited:||24 Sep 2010 08:49|
|Last Modified:||09 Sep 2015 15:24|
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