Population dynamics of big-eye croaker Pennahia macrophthalmus and blotched croaker Nibea maculata (Pisces/Perciformes/Sciaenidae) in the trawling grounds off Rameswaram island, east coast of India

Jayasankar, P (1995) Population dynamics of big-eye croaker Pennahia macrophthalmus and blotched croaker Nibea maculata (Pisces/Perciformes/Sciaenidae) in the trawling grounds off Rameswaram island, east coast of India. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 24 (3). pp. 153-157.

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Abstract

In the region off Rameswaram (lat. 86 55'-9° 20'N; long. 79"-79° 40'E) sciaenids are exploited almost exclusively by trawlers, Of the 9 commonly occurring species of croakers. Pennahia macrophthalmus (Bleeker) in the Palk Bay and Nibea maculate (Schneider) in the Gulf of Mannar are the dominant one.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Population dynamics; big-eye croaker; Pennahia macrophthalmus; blotched croaker; Nibea maculata; trawling grounds; Rameswaram island; east coast of India
Subjects:Demersal Fishes > Sciaenids
Marine Fisheries > Population Dynamics
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
ID Code:8263
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:19 Apr 2011 14:58
Last Modified:19 Apr 2011 14:58

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