An assessment of crab resources off Chennai (Madras)

Thangaraj Subramanian, V (1998) An assessment of crab resources off Chennai (Madras). Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 152. pp. 2-6.

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Abstract

Crabs, which form the bulk of bye-catch of trawl-fishing, have been increasingly experiencing heavy fishing mortality along the Chennai coast since the introduction of mechanised trawlers in the 1960s. High consumer demand coupled with easy availability of finance for fishing operations caused the additional pressure on the stock.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: crab; stock assessment; trawl fishing
Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
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Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2010 09:19
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:26
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/4308

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