Keynote address

Silas, E G (1993) Keynote address. In: Tuna research in India. Fishery Survey of India, Bombay, pp. 9-15.


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Till recently interaction between related oceanic fisheries activities in the Indian Ocean was not a matter of serious concern. The rapidly developing purse seine fishery in the Western Indian Ocean was a new element which by 1986 pointed to the need for studying and monitoring interactions with the established longline fishery, particularly for the yellowfin tuna. The available data indicates that the yield per recruit (Y /R) for yellowfin tuna will no result in any increase in the longline fisheries while there is scope for increase in the surface purse seine fisheries. The latter though harvesting larger quantities of skipjack tuna also depends to a large measure on juvenile and partly adult yellowfin catch.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Keynote address
Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries > Tuna fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2011 12:10
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:46

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