Fishery and biology of white sardine, Escualosa thoracata (Valenciennes) at Versova, Bombay

Raje, S G and Deshmukh, V D and Das, Thakur (1994) Fishery and biology of white sardine, Escualosa thoracata (Valenciennes) at Versova, Bombay. Journal of the Indian Fisheries Association , 24 . pp. 51-62.

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Abstract

Gill net fishery exclusively for the white sardine, Escualosa thoracata, which started in mid eighties at Versova, is described. During 1987-88 to 1991-92 period the annual average landing of the species was 202.2 tons with year to year fluctuations. The peak fishing season was during April-May. The size range of the species in the gill net was 41-105 mm

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Fishery; biology; white sardine; Escualosa thoracata; Versova; Bombay
Subjects:Fishery biology
Pelagic Fisheries > Oil sardine
Pelagic Fisheries > Pelagic Fishes
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Biotechnology
ID Code:7373
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:08 Feb 2011 14:32
Last Modified:02 Nov 2011 12:08

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