The prawn fishery resources of India

Jones, S (1967) The prawn fishery resources of India. FAO World Scientific Conference on the Biology and Culture of Shrimps and Prawns. pp. 1-12.


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The growth of the prawn fishing industry in India in recent years is reviewed and the increasing value of prawn exports is tabulated. The most important fishery is for various penaeid species on the west coast . The commercially important species on all Indian coasts are listed, the geographical areas in which they are fished are defined, and notes are given on the maximum size attained by the species, the depths in which they are fished and the nets and boats used. More extensive culturing of prawns is recommended.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: prawn fishery; India; FAO
Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2011 04:36
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:42

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