On an unusually dense phytoplankton bloom around Minicoy Island (Arabian Sea), and its effect on the local tuna fisheries

Nagabhushanam, A K (1968) On an unusually dense phytoplankton bloom around Minicoy Island (Arabian Sea), and its effect on the local tuna fisheries. Current Science, 36 (22). pp. 611-612.

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    Abstract

    The fishing season in this area for the tunas chiefly Katsuwonis pelamis (L.) by surface 'chumming' and angling during the months of February, March and April 1965, was fairly good. However, early in May 1965 the tuna catches suddenly fell off to nil.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: phytoplankton bloom; Minicoy Island; Arabian Sea; tuna fisheries
    Subjects: Marine Environment > Algal Blooms
    Pelagic Fisheries > Tuna fisheries
    Marine Biology > Phytoplanktons
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 04 May 2011 09:11
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:49
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8400

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