Potential fishing zones in the marine environment

Pillai, V N (1998) Potential fishing zones in the marine environment. In: Kadalekum Kanivukal (Bounties of the Sea). Ravindran, K and Srinath, Krishna and Kunjipalu, K K and Sasikumar, V,(eds.) CIFT, Cochin, pp. 42-45.



As in the case of terrestrial animals, the marine fauna including fish also respond, in varying degrees, to changes in the environmental conditions. The physical parameters such as sea water temperature, density, hydrostatic pressure, horizontal and vertical movements of water masses, the intensity of solar radiation and chemical parameters including the saltiness of seawater, dissolved gases and biological factors such as the availability of food and occurrence of predators decide the occurrence, distribution, abundance, reproduction and mortality of individual species in space and time.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Potential fishing zones; marine environment
Subjects:Marine Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:4429
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:11 Sep 2010 05:15
Last Modified:23 Sep 2010 14:48

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