Stock assessment of the oceanic skipjack, Katsuwonus pelamis in Minicoy, Lakshadweep

Sivadas, M and Pillai, P P and Ganga, U (2002) Stock assessment of the oceanic skipjack, Katsuwonus pelamis in Minicoy, Lakshadweep. In: Management of Scombroid Fisheries. CMFRI; Kochi, Kochi, pp. 131-138.

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    Abstract

    The annual catch of skipjack tuna Katsuwonus pelamis at Minicoy fluctuated between 721.21 and 1036.5 t during 1993-'98 with an average catch of 827.61 which constituted about 89 % of the total tunas landed by pole and line (live bait) fishery and troll line fishery. The growth parameters estimated for skipjack tuna were Loo= 92.6 cm and K= 0.98 (annual). Following VBGF this species is found to attain a length of 57.8,79.6, 87.7 and 90.8 cm during the I,II,III and IV years respectively.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Stock assessment; oceanic skipjack; Katsuwonus pelamis; Minicoy; Lakshadweep
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Stock Assessment
    Pelagic Fisheries > Skipjack
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2010 16:14
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:25
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/4131

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