Bumper catches of Metapenaeus dobsoni along the Madras coast

Sankaralingam, S (1989) Bumper catches of Metapenaeus dobsoni along the Madras coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series , 102 . p. 18.



Heavy landings of Metapenaeus dobsoni was observed during 12th to 18th July, 1988 along the southern landing centres of Madras. A total of 6 units were operated at Panayurkuppam and the total landings were 3,048 kg with an average of 508 kg per unit which was sold for Rs. 68,508 at the rate of Rs. 22.50 per kg. The landings at Periyaneelangaraikuppam were around 2,000 kg. The landings of M. dobsoni at Kanathur Reddikuppam was contributed by kavala valai and total landings was estimated at 2,500 kg. The size of the prawns ranged between 78 and 102 mm and dominant size group was 90-94 mm which constituted 31.4%.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Metapenaeus dobsoni; landings; Madras coast
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
ID Code:4710
Deposited On:17 Sep 2010 14:28
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