Bumper landing of common dolphin fish Coryphaena hippurus at Sassoon Dock, Mumbai

Sreeram, Miriam Paul and Waghmare, K B (2005) Bumper landing of common dolphin fish Coryphaena hippurus at Sassoon Dock, Mumbai. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 186 . 12- .

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On 29.10.05, an unprecedented twelve tons of common dolphinfish, Coryphaena hippurus was landed at Sassoon Dock by gill netters. The catch was made by 22 gill netters on a four day voyage, operating surface drift nets of mesh 80-120 rnrn upto 40 m depth of Murud, about 100 km south of Mumabi. The fish is sexually dimorphic with mature males having a pronounced bony crest in the frontal portion of the head.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:dolphin fish; Coryphaena hippurus; Sassoon Dock; Mumbai
Subjects:Marine Mammals > Dolphins
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture
CMFRI-Mumbai
ID Code:4266
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:28 Sep 2010 15:28
Last Modified:28 Sep 2010 15:28

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