Observations on the crab fishery of Mangalore coast

George, P C and Nayak, Ramesh (1962) Observations on the crab fishery of Mangalore coast. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 8 (1). pp. 44-53.



Considerable quantities of crabs are caught in the inshore waters of Mangalore coast and from the river mouths of this zone during DecemberJune period and these find a ready market in the towns. Crabs are brought to Mangalore town from the Ullal estuary and from Kasa,rgod, Kumbla, Bengre and Mulki centres. The fishery is more active during FebruaryApril when fishing for the shoaling fishes reaches the waning period. Unlike in other towns in .the south or in the north, crab meat is very much in demand in Mangalore.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:crab fishery; Mangalore coast
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Crabs
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:7277
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:04 Feb 2011 13:43
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