A review of the present status of the prawn fishery of India

Rao, P Vedavyasa (1986) A review of the present status of the prawn fishery of India. In: Recent Advances in Marine Biology. James, P S B R,(ed.) Today and Tomorrow Printers and Publishers, New Delhi, pp. 367-404.

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The paper presents a review of the investigations camed out so far on the biology of the commercially important prawns of India and the present status of the exploited prawn fishery of the country. The average annual marine prawn production of the country during the past ten•year period has been of the order of 1.67.663 tonnes, forming 11.9% of the total marine fish production. Penaeid prawns contribute to about 62% of the total prawn landings.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:prawn fishery; India
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:7704
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:22 Feb 2011 17:17
Last Modified:22 Feb 2011 17:17

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