Tuna resources of India - their potential and exploitation

Ganga, U and Pillai, N G K (2006) Tuna resources of India - their potential and exploitation. In: Proceedings of the International symposium on "Improved sustainability of fish production systems and appropriate technologies for utilization", 16-18 March, 2005, Cochin.



The average estimated annual tuna landings during 1995 -2004 along the mainland coast of India was 40,292 t comprising species such as Euthynnus affinis, Auxis thazard, A.rochei, Katsuwonus pelamis, Thunnus tonggol and T .albacares. Regionwise production indicated the southwest coast accounted for nearly 48 % of the tunas followed by the northwest (27 %), southeast (24 %) and northeast (1 %) coasts.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tuna resource; India; pelagic fisheries
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries > Tuna fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:7791
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:25 Feb 2011 17:07
Last Modified:25 Feb 2011 17:07

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