Current knowledge of the distribution behaviour and abundance of tunas with suggestions for the development of Tuna fishery in the Indian EEZ

James, P S B R and Jayaprakash, A A (1988) Current knowledge of the distribution behaviour and abundance of tunas with suggestions for the development of Tuna fishery in the Indian EEZ. In: The First Indian Fisheries Forum, Proceedings, 4-8, December, 1987, Mangalore.

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Abstract

The paper outlines the status of the tuna fishery in the lndian EEZ and the annual and seasonal fluctuations in the catches in the maritime states. A brief account of the catch, effort, CPUE, species and size composition and di~tribution pattern of tunas caught by multiple gears at selected centres !ikr Mangalore, Calicut, Cochin Vizhmjam, Tuticorin and Minicoy along with some aspects of behaviour of tunas is given.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:distribution; behaviour; abundance; tuna; Indian EEZ
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries > Tuna fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:4774
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