Rao, K V Narayana and Sukumaran, K K and Mohamed, K S and Zacharia, P U and Bhat, S Uma (1993) Trawl fishery of the mid-shelf region off Mangalore coast. In: Second Indian Fisheries Forum, 27-31 May 1990, Mangalore; India.
Trawl fishery over the mid-shelf region off Mangalore coast was studied during 1979/80,1987/88. Details of craft and gear employed, the nature and extent of fishing ground and the changing pattern of fishins are dealt with. There was an eight-fold increase in fishing effort from 4,132 unit days in 1979•80 to a maximum of 34,758 unit days in 1984•85. The annual production rose from 527 t in 1979-80 to a maximum of 10,327 t in ' 1986-87, showing a twenty-fold increase. The catch rate, however, showed an increasing trend initially reaching a peak value of 299 kg in 1981 -82 and declined thereafter only to register another peak of 335 kg in 1985-86.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Trawl fishery; mid-shelf region; Mangalore coast|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment|
|Deposited By:||Arun Surendran|
|Deposited On:||17 Jan 2011 15:00|
|Last Modified:||09 Mar 2011 14:20|
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