On the occurrence of Decapterus macrosoma in trawl catches at fisheries harbour, Cochin

Sivakami, S and Seetha, P K (1990) On the occurrence of Decapterus macrosoma in trawl catches at fisheries harbour, Cochin. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 103 . pp. 13-15.

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Abstract

The scads (Decapterus spp.) locally known as 'Thiriyan' forms an important carangid fishery in 'trawls' at Fisheries Harbour, Cochin contributing about 45.09 and 60.67 % of the carangids caught in trawls during 1987 and 1988 respectively. D. macrosoma contributed upto 50% of the catches with the maximum catch per effort of 44.50 kg. This species represented by an abundant catch of juveniles and sub adults also contributing upto an estimated catch of 2,941 kg (catch/effort: 17 kg).

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Decapterus macrosoma; Trawl catch; Cochin harbour; Occurrence
Subjects:Marine Fisheries
Fishery Technology > Fisheries Harbour
Demersal Fishes > Carangids
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture
ID Code:4761
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Deposited On:20 Sep 2010 14:11
Last Modified:20 Sep 2010 14:11

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