Mackerel fishery - A short Review

Noble, A (1985) Mackerel fishery - A short Review. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 63. pp. 1-6.


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The all-India average annual landing of the mackerel in 34 years of 1950-'83 period was 66,584 tonnes. The mackerel season in the country falls during September-April period. Monitoring resource characteristics on the mackerel at present is being carried out when they are already recruited and commercially being exploited. Mackerel fishery in its long term fluctuations shows a 10-year cycle with ups and downs, and the current trend, notwithstanding is not encouraging. Whether it is caused by human interference and intrusion into their nurseries or due to fishery independent environmental factors

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Rastrelliger kanagurta; Mackerels; purse seines; drift nets
Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Fisheries management
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Physiology and Nutrition Pathology
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Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2010 11:38
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:27

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