Role of gillnet in the exploitation of lesser sardines

Luther, G and Rao, C V Seshagiri and Sumithrudu, M S (1994) Role of gillnet in the exploitation of lesser sardines. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 133. pp. 10-14.


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The lesser sardines are caught in several types of gears.However, the gillnets have proved to be the most effective gear for catching these fishes. In Andhra Pradesh gillnets account for about 75% of the lesser sardine catch. In Visakhapatnam, however , about 95% of the annual lesser sardine catch is contributed by this gear. Here ,gillnets with mess sizes 15mm,18mm,20mm,23mm,25mm,28mm,30mm,33mm and 38mm are operated.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: gillnets; lesser sardines; Visakhapatnam
Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries > Clupeidae
Divisions: CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
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Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2010 10:14
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:24

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