Trawl fishery of the mid-shelf region off Mangalore coast

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
Subjects:Marine Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:6980
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:17 Jan 2011 15:00
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