First record of threadfin bream, Nemipterus zysron (Bleeker, 1857) from Andhra Pradesh Coast

Rao, N Narayana and Rohit, Prathibha (2010) First record of threadfin bream, Nemipterus zysron (Bleeker, 1857) from Andhra Pradesh Coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service T&E Series (204). pp. 13-14.

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Abstract

Threadfin breams, a major demersal resource of Visakhapatnam region is represented by a single genus Nemipterus and is fished extensively by trawlers. Five species of this genus viz., Nemipterus mesoprion, N. japonicus, N. delagoae, N. Iuteus and N. tolu generally contribute to the fishery of the region. A sixth species, Nemipterus zysron was collected and identified from the catch at Visakhapatnam Fishing Harbour on 15th July 2008.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:threadfin bream; Nemipterus zysron; Andhra Pradesh Coast
Subjects:Demersal Fisheries > Threadfin breams
Divisions:CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
ID Code:6502
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:18 Nov 2010 17:01
Last Modified:18 Nov 2010 17:01

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