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-Kochi > Marine Capture
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture
    Depositing User: Users 132 not found.
    Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2010 08:41
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:29
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/4761

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