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
ID Code:822
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:03 Jun 2010 17:14
Last Modified:11 Jul 2014 12:03
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