Prawn resources of the Maharashtra Coast with special reference to Penaeids

Ramamurthy, S (1985) Prawn resources of the Maharashtra Coast with special reference to Penaeids. Harvest and post-harvest technology of fish. pp. 37-45.

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    Abstract

    Maharashtra with an annual average catch of 66250 t contributes to 49% of the nation's marine prawn production. Non-penaeid prawns constitute the bulk, the State's share being 9090 of the Indian nonpenaeid catch. Penaeids accounted for 30:/, of the prawn fishe~y of the State and23"/, of the penaeid landing of India. Statistical analysis of the annual production of prawns in Maharashtra during 1961-80 revealed an upward trend in penaeid prawns. For non-penaeids, the trend showed increase up to 1977 and thereafter a gradual decline The variations in the annual fishing effort have also been discussed.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Prawn resources of the Maharashtra Coast with special reference to Penaeids
    Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2010 07:24
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:35
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/5977

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