Reappearance of oil sardine along the Tuticorin coast

Arumugam, G (1996) Reappearance of oil sardine along the Tuticorin coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 143. pp. 25-26.


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The oil sardine, Sardinella longiceps forms 10 to 18% of total fish landings in India although It is caught mostly from the west coast. Sporadic catches of oil sardine have been occasionally reported from some places along the east coast as well.The specimens measured from 12.5 to 15.2 cm in total length. The dominant size groups were 12.5, 13.5 and 14.0 cm. Females dominated forming 70.7% while the males amounted to 8.6% and indeterminates 20.7%.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sardinella longiceps; oil sardine; fishery; Tuticorin
Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries > Oil sardine
Divisions: CMFRI-Tuticorin
CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
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Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2010 11:56
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:24

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