Length-weight relationship of commercially important marine fishes and shellfishes of the southern coast of Karnataka, India

Abdurahiman, K P and Nayak, T H and Zacharia, P U and Mohamed, K S (2004) Length-weight relationship of commercially important marine fishes and shellfishes of the southern coast of Karnataka, India. NAGA, World Fish Centre Quarterly, 27 (1 & 2). pp. 9-14.

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Abstract

The parameters of the length-weight relationship of the form W = aLb are presented for 51 species of commercially important marine fishes and shellfishes caught along the southern coast of Karnataka, India. Samples from commercial (trawl, purse seines, gill nets) and artisanal gears were taken during August 1999 to May 2001.The 'b' value ranged between 1.942 and 3.616 with a mean of 2.80, standard deviation of 0.32, and mode of 3.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Length-weight relationship; commercially important marine fishes; shellfishes; southern coast of Karnataka; India
Subjects:Marine Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Mangalore
ID Code:6139
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:10 Nov 2010 11:40
Last Modified:18 Aug 2011 12:47

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