Fishing methods in coral reef areas of the Gulf of Mannar

Varghese, Molly and Gandhi, A and Sethuraman, V and Boominathan, N and Villan, P and Ramamoorthy, N and Korabu, Laxman Shankar (2010) Fishing methods in coral reef areas of the Gulf of Mannar. Marine Fisheries Information Service T&E Series (203). pp. 20-21.

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Abstract

Fishing methods being practised in the reef areas of the Gulf of Mannar for finfishes are trawling, gillnetting, fishing by hooks and lines and traps. Out of these, the most important device is trawling by which the most diverse and the highest quantity of finfishes are being landed from coral reef areas in this region.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Fishing methods; coral reef areas; Gulf of Mannar
Subjects:Fish and Fisheries
Marine Fisheries > Marine Fishing
Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs
Divisions:CMFRI-Mandapam
ID Code:6489
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:18 Nov 2010 14:36
Last Modified:29 Aug 2011 12:43

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