Observations on the Mackerel Fishery of the Netravati Estuary, West Coast, South India

George, P C and Dhulkhed, M H and Rao, V Ramamohana (1959) Observations on the Mackerel Fishery of the Netravati Estuary, West Coast, South India. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 56 (1). pp. 32-38.

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    Abstract

    The present communication relates to observations on an unusual fishery of the Indian Mackerel Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier) in the Netravati estuary near Mangalore, lasting for about nine weeks from the latter half of January 1958. Normally the mackerel fishery is most active along the Konkan, Kanara, and Kerala coasts during the September-March period, and the catches comprise mostly immature forms ranging from 180-215 mm. in total length. There are no previous records of mackerel fishery of any appreciable extent from our estuaries, although Pradhan (1956) has recorded the fish entering the estuarine waters of the Kali River at Karwar,

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Mackerel Fishery; Netravati Estuary; West Coast of South India
    Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries > Mackerel fishery
    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: 03 Nov 2010 11:17
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:35
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/5996

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