Pillai, N G K (2009) An overview of world tuna fisheries. Seafood Export Journal, XLI (3). pp. 21-29.
Tunas have been important to mankind for several thousand years. fine. I Archaeological evidence shows that early humans harvested tuna I more than 6,000 years ago,and tuna products may have been among ' ' the earliest processed fisheries commodities traded among ancient civilizations. Currently, fishermen of nearly 80 coastal and island nations harvest tuna from the world's oceans. The harvest is consumed in many forms: raw, cooked, smoked, dried, and canned. They were commonly known as "Chicken of the sea" and form the third largest product in international seafood trade with about 10% ofthe total trade in value terms.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||tuna; tuna fisheries|
|Subjects:||Pelagic Fisheries > Tuna fisheries|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries|
|Deposited By:||Dr. V Mohan|
|Deposited On:||11 Apr 2011 16:05|
|Last Modified:||11 Apr 2011 16:05|
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