Finfish resources in the north eastern region in the Indian EEZ

Menon, N G and Pillai, N G K and Lazarus, S and Nammalwar, P (1996) Finfish resources in the north eastern region in the Indian EEZ. In: Second workshop on scientific results of FORV Sagar Sampada, 15-17 February 1994, Kochi.


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Bottom trawling conducted in 53 stations lat. 16°00'N -20°30'N; long. 81°30'E - 87°15'E revealed a production range of 3 - 15000 kg/haul with a mean of 581 kg/haul; the average catch in the region was 567.3 kg/hr. The dominant finfish in the surveyed area were Indian drift fish (36.4%), carangids (22.5%), catfishes (7.1%), bull's eye (6.9%), goat fishes (3.9%), nemipterids (3.3%) etc. The bathymetric zones above 200 m and 51-100 m were found to be highly productive with average catch rate of 1615 and 830 kg/hr respectively. In the surveyed region the highest production rate was at lat. 19°N (1384 kg/hr).

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Finfish resources; North eastern region; Indian EEZ
Subjects: Fish and Fisheries > Finfish
Marine Fisheries > Fisheries Resources
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2010 08:31
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:31

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