The Indian mackerel

Yohannan, T M and Koya, K P Said (2000) The Indian mackerel. In: Marine Fisheries Research and Management. CMFRI; Kochi, Kochi, pp. 388-404.


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The Indian mackerel forms the major pelagic resources along the Indian coast Its trend of production fiuctuates in space and time. Several scientists have conducted considerable research works on its biology, fishery and population structure from various parts of its distributional range at different periods of time. Its fishing pattern witnessed large changes in response to mechanisation, motorisation, innovative gear and synthetic nets, together with extension of fishing to deeper grounds. The paper reviews the status of mackerel fisheries research that were carried out in CMFRI since 1950 through regular monitoring programme for its sustainable harvest

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Indian mackerel
Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries > Mackerel fishery
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2010 06:53
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:26

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