Incidental heavy landings of mackerel, at Arangamkuppam near Madras

Subramani, S (1994) Incidental heavy landings of mackerel, at Arangamkuppam near Madras. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 130 . pp. 15-16.



During the period 1988-'92, an annual average of 14,340 t of the mackerel, Rastrelliger kanagurta were landed along the Tamil Nadu coast. Out of the total mackerel landed during the period, 44% was obtained in 1902. Peak mackerel catches alng the east coast occurs in March-April period [Mar. Fish. Infor. Sew., T&E Sen, No. 63, 1985). In this connection it was interesting to observe an incidental heavy landings of the mackerel outside the fishing season recorded on 22-6-'92 at Aramgamkuppam landing centre bordering the Pulicat Lake of Chengalpet District.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Mackerel; Heavy Landings; Arangamkuppam
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries
Pelagic Fisheries > Mackerel fishery
Divisions:CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
ID Code:3842
Deposited On:24 Sep 2010 15:41
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