Resource characteristics of the ribbonfish Trichiurus lepturus Linnaeus at Vizhinjam, southwest coast of India

Lazarus, S and Sarma, P S Sadasiva (1991) Resource characteristics of the ribbonfish Trichiurus lepturus Linnaeus at Vizhinjam, southwest coast of India. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 33 (1&2). pp. 89-98.

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Abstract

The annual landings of the ribbon fish Trichiurus leptwus at Vizhinjam during 1979-81 fluctuated between 5831 and 34291 with an average at 21241 forming 43 % of the total fish catch. The active fishery season was from June to October with peak landings during July and August/September. Boatseinecontributed96%ofthecatch with a maximum CPUE of 111.5 kg. Hooks andline, shore seine and gill net accounted for the rest of the catch. The size and maturity distribution and sex-ratio of T. leptwus in the catches are given along with its food and feeding habits. The disposal and utilisa* tion of the catch are also briefly described.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Trichiurus lepturus; Vizhinjam
Subjects: Demersal Fishes > Ribbon Fishes
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
Depositing User: Geetha P Mrs
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2010 11:44
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:09
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/822

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