Pelagic fishery resources: their exploitation and status

Nair, P N Radhakrishnan and Pillai, N G K and Pillai, P P (1998) Pelagic fishery resources: their exploitation and status. Techological Advancement in Fisheries . pp. 256-270.

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Abstract

The status of pelagic fish production for ten years during 1985-94 was analysed. The total landings exhibited a slight decline from 1.22 million tonne in 1992 to 1.04 million tonnes in 1994, thus constituting 53 to 45% of the total marine fish production respectively. Traditional gears as well as innovative gears operated from motorised vessels were employed in the fishery. The catch trend, statewise production, seasonality and species composition of the major pelagic reSources and their biological characteristics are described and discussed in the present review.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Pelagic Fishery Resources
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:7736
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:23 Feb 2011 15:30
Last Modified:23 Feb 2011 15:30

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