Juvenile croakers - a major component of the low value trawl by-catch landed at Chennai

Kizhakudan, Shoba Joe and Gomathy, S (2009) Juvenile croakers - a major component of the low value trawl by-catch landed at Chennai. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 199 . pp. 9-10.

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Low value by-catch forms about 10-12% of the trawl landings at Chennai. Fishes form about 60 - 65% of this by-catch. The major fishes occurring in the by-catch include - silverbellies, cardinal fishes, flatheads, lizardfishes, whitebaits anchovies, croakers, threadfin breams, monocle breams, flatfishes, dragonets, glassies, rays and skates, goatfishes, pufferfishes, scorpionfishes etc. Juvenile croakers have been found to occur in considerable proportion in the by-catch.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Juvenile croakers; trawl by-catch; Chennai
Subjects:Fish and Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture
CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
ID Code:3781
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:28 Sep 2010 16:31
Last Modified:12 Jul 2011 13:30

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