A comparative account of the small pelagic fisheries in the APFIC region

Devaraj, M and Vivekanandan, E (1997) A comparative account of the small pelagic fisheries in the APFIC region. In: Small Pelagic fisheries in the Asia Pacific region Proceedings of the APFIC Working Party on Marine Fisheries First session 13-16-May 1997. UNSPECIFIED,(ed.) APFC FAO RAP, Thailand, Thailand, pp. 17-61.

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Abstract

The production of the small pelagics in the APFIC region was 1.2 mt/sq. km during 1995. Among the four areas in the region, the small pelagics have registered (i) the maximum annual fluctuations in the western Indian Ocean; (ii) the highest increase duri'}i the past two decades along the west coast of Thailand in the eastern Indian Ocean; and (iii) the consistent decline in the landings during the past one decade along the Japanese coast in the northwest Pacific Ocean.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:small pelagic fisheries; APFIC region
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:7452
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:23 Feb 2011 11:40
Last Modified:23 Feb 2011 11:40

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