Bumper landing of Arius dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1846) by purse-seine net at Sassoon Dock, Mumbai

Katkar, B N and Waghmare, K B and Chavan, B B and Sundaram, Sujit (2004) Bumper landing of Arius dussumieri (Valenciennes, 1846) by purse-seine net at Sassoon Dock, Mumbai. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 182. pp. 16-17.

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    Abstract

    On 02-11-04, an unusually heavy landing of 80 tonnes of the catfish Arius dussumieri was reported at the New Jetty of Sassoon Dock.A purse-seiner made the entire catch in a single haul at 25-30 m depth, at a distance of 25-30 km off Mumbai Harbour. On enquiry at Karanja Fishermen Society, it was reported that a similar bumper catch of approximately 120 tonnes was reported on 30-10-04. A catch of such magnitude by purse-seiners is reported for the first time from Mumbai waters. The catch fortunately did not have any brooding specimens.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Arius dussumieri; purse-seiner
    Subjects: Demersal Fishes > Bombay Duck
    Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mumbai
    Depositing User: Users 136 not found.
    Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2010 06:27
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:27
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/4530

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