The Oil Sardine

Prabhu, M S (1967) The Oil Sardine. In: Souvenir 20th Anniversary Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, 3 February 1967, Mandapam.


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In the marine fisheries map of India pelagic fishes dominated by clupeoids undoubtedly occupy an important place by virtue of the relative magnitude of their fishery. Clupeoids, in general, constitute about a third of the marine fish caught in India and within this group oil sardine {Sardinella longiceps Valenciennes) known as "Mathi" in Malayalam "Boothai" in Kannada and "Tarali" or "Haid" in Marathi, ranks first. Out of a total of 815,120 tonnes of marine fishes landed in 1965, oil sardine alone accounted for 253,302 tonnes forming 31. 69%

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: The Oil Sardine; Sardinela longiceps
Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries > Oil sardine
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2010 10:23
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:33

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