An assessment of marine prawn fishery resources of Kanyakumari district - south west coast of India

George, M J and Mohamed, K H (1967) An assessment of marine prawn fishery resources of Kanyakumari district - south west coast of India. Proceedings of Indo Pacific Fisheries Council , 12 (2). pp. 210-219.

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Abstract

The prawn fishery of Kanyakumari District which accounts for about 500 tonnes of prawns a year is exclusively constituted by large-sized first and second year classes of a single species of penaeid prawn Penueus indicus. The fishing season extends throughout the monsoon period when prawn fishery in other areas of west coast of India is inactive.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:assessment; marine prawn fishery resources; Kanyakumari; India
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:6285
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:15 Nov 2010 17:01
Last Modified:15 Nov 2010 17:01

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