The diatom, Fragilaria oceanica Cleve, an indicator of abundance of the Indian oil sardine, Sardinella longiceps Cuv. and Val.

Nair, R V and Subrahmanyan, R (1955) The diatom, Fragilaria oceanica Cleve, an indicator of abundance of the Indian oil sardine, Sardinella longiceps Cuv. and Val. Current Science, 24 (2). pp. 41-42.

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Abstract

The oil sardine fishery has contributed in no small measure to the economy of the fisherfolk of the West .Coast of India, and apart from its food value, the fish has sustained prosperous oil and guano industries for well over a century. ' The fishery, however, is subject tn extreme fluctuations and its continuous failure during the forEes extending over several years had disastrous consequences on the fishing industry.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:diatom; Fragilaria oceanica Cleve; indicator of abundance; Indian oil sardine; Sardinella longiceps
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries > Oil sardine
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:6904
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:12 Jan 2011 16:00
Last Modified:12 Jan 2011 16:00

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