Record landings of the catfish, Osteogeneious militaris (Linnaeus) at Rameswaram

Jayasankar, P (1992) Record landings of the catfish, Osteogeneious militaris (Linnaeus) at Rameswaram. CMFRI Newsletter No.57 July-September 1992, 57. p. 4.


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Duringjanuary-April 1992, 368t of Catfishes were landed (CPUE 52.2 kg) at Rameswaram fished by Pair trawlers in the area 9°20' - 9°30'N latitude and 79° 20' -79°30'E longitude, west of Katchativeu, which is a record catch. Osteogeniosus militaris formed 62% (228t) of catfishes; such heavy landings of this species have never been reported earlier from this area.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: landing; catfish; Osteogeneious militaris; Rameswaram
Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Catfish
Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
Divisions: CMFRI-Mandapam
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2010 08:40
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:39

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