Pillai, N G K and Menon, N G and Thiagarajan, R and Raju, A (1996) Finfish resources around Andaman and Nicobar islands. In: Proceedings of the Second workshop on scientific results of FORV Sagar Sampada, 15-17 February 1994, Kochi.
The average catch rate of finfishes obtained by FORV Sagar Sampada from the survey area in the Andaman Sea was 259 kg/hr and the yield ranged from 8.6 to 1260 kg/hr. Silver bellies was the most abundant component (37.5%) with a catch rate of 96.9 kg/hr. Carangids, elasmobranchs and perches accounted for 20.3%, 11.9% and 8.0% of the total catch and the corresponding catch rates were 52.5, 31.1 and 20.8 kg/hr respectively. The highest catch rate of 1260 kg/hr was recorded from 13°10'N - 92°37'E at a depth of 65m. The catch rate indicated that the depth zone 51-100 m is productive and yielded 84.7% of the total catch at a catch rate of 501.4 kg/hr. Although the pelagic trawl was operated at 38 stations, the catch realised was neghgible (0.83 kg/hr).
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Finfish resources; Andaman and Nicobar; Sagar Sampada|
|Subjects:||Fish and Fisheries > Finfish|
Marine Fisheries > Fisheries Resources
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||20 Oct 2010 12:36|
|Last Modified:||20 Oct 2010 12:36|
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