Trends in world anchovy fisheries and India’s status

Khan, Mohammad Zafar and Kasim, H M and Rohit, Prathibha and Thiagarajan, R (2004) Trends in world anchovy fisheries and India’s status. Ocean Life Food and Medicine Expo. pp. 1-12.


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Anchovies belonging to the (family Engraulidae) are the small pelagic fishes and constitute one of the most important-pelagic resources in the world. This forms about 12.8 % of the world fish production during the years 1996-2000. This group includes some of the world famous fisheries like the peruvian anchovita, Californian, Chilean and Japanese anchovies. Peruvian anchovita, Engraulis ringens is one of the most dynamic fisheries of the world and a classical case of how ,the fishery independent factors influence the resource. The economy of the country legends on the success of the anchovita fishery and failure of it puts the nation in red. Other important anchovies of the world are Japanese anchovy 1.28 million tonnes.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: world anchovy fisheries; India
Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Fisheries Resources
Demersal Fishes
Demersal Fishes > Anchoves
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2010 11:40
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:37

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