Some Notes On Queenfishes And Their Fishery Along The Indian Coasts

Pillai, P K Mahadevan and Pillai, M Ayyappan and Jayaprakash, A A (1987) Some Notes On Queenfishes And Their Fishery Along The Indian Coasts. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 71 . pp. 21-23.

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Abstract

A large variety of fishes popularly called horse mackerels, shads, trevellies, queenfishes, pompanos, runners etc. comprise the family Carangidae. Among them, the subfamily Scomberoidae represented by the genus Scomberoides (- Chorinemus) is popularly knownas queenfishes.They form an important constituent in the marine fish landings of India. This article highlights some of the taxonomic characters for easy field identification and also to review in brief the status of fishery of this group of fishes

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Queenfishes; Carangidae; Scomberoidae; indian coasts
Subjects:Demersal Fishes
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ID Code:4086
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Deposited On:16 Sep 2010 14:31
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