Mackerel fishery in India

Noble, A (1976) Mackerel fishery in India. Seafood Export Journal, 8 (11). pp. 1-4.


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The Indian mackerel, which forms a highly fluctuating seasonal fishery in the country is one of our most important migratory, shoaling pelagic fishes during the 10-year period from 1965 to 1974, the annual catch of this fish was estimated to be 78,750 tonnes forming 9% of the country's marine fish production. The landings in the period, however, fluctuated between 21,700 tonnes in 1968 and 2,04,575 tonnes in 1971, and the percentage of the mackerel in the marine fish catches varied between 2 in 1968 and 18 in 1931.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mackerel fishery; India
Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries > Mackerel fishery
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2010 12:25
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:35

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