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
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2010 11:31
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:37
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/6285

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