White bait resources of the south west coast of India

Menon, M Devidas and George, K C (1975) White bait resources of the south west coast of India. Seafood Export Journal, 7 (1). pp. 1-13.



The most important landing is that there exists in the sea between Ratnagiri and Tuticorin a sufficiently large resource of Anhoviella spp. (Whitebait), which 1s at present exploited to a small extent only. The estimates of the Pelagic Fishery Project reveal that the total resource of whitebait at the time of its highest availability is about 1/2 million tonnes (0 . 5 2 million) which is over 50%; of the total annual marine fish landing in India.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:White bait; resources; south west coast of India
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries
Pelagic Fisheries > Clupeidae
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:4695
Deposited On:30 Oct 2010 11:31
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