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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    Abstract

    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-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2010 08:31
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:31
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/5161

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