Demersal Fisheries of India

Vivekanandan, E (2006) Demersal Fisheries of India. In: Handbook of Fisheries and Aquaculture. Ayyappan, S,(ed.) Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, pp. 78-92.

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Abstract

Demersal finfishes are one of the major components in the marine fish landings along the Indian coast. Demersal fish groups such as the sharks, groupers, snappers, threadfins, porn frets and Indian halibut are commercially valuable and contribute substantially to the economy of Indian marine fisheries. Some of these groups, especially of large-size, are targeted by the fishermen by using different craft and gear combinations. However, several other demersal finfishes are not targeted, but are landed as bycatch by shrimp trawlers.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Demersal Fisheries; India
Subjects:Demersal Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:7770
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:25 Feb 2011 16:52
Last Modified:25 Feb 2011 16:52

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