Heavy landings of Cat fish by 'Dol' nets at Sassoon docks

Waghmare, K B (1987) Heavy landings of Cat fish by 'Dol' nets at Sassoon docks. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical & Extension Series, 78 . p. 21.

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Fixed bag net locally called 'dol' is one of the traditional gears used by the fishermen of Maharashtra. The article is a report of huge landing (7,665 kg) of cat fishes on 20th January, 1987 from two 'dol' netters at Sassoon Docks. The cat fishes comprised only one species namely Tachysurus dussumieri. This fish is mainly caught by hooks and line and trawlers. Sudden catch of this species by 'dol' net has generated good deal of interest among the fishermen as well as scientists.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Dol nets; Cat fishes; Tachysurus dussumieri; heavy landings; Sassoon docks
Subjects:Demersal Fishes > Cat Fishes
Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
ID Code:4219
Deposited On:13 Sep 2010 16:05
Last Modified:14 Nov 2011 13:28

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