Some observations on dol (bag) net fishery at Sassoon dock, Bombay

Pillai, S Krishna (1983) Some observations on dol (bag) net fishery at Sassoon dock, Bombay. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 82 (3). pp. 331-340.


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The paper describes the species composilion of the Dol (Bag) net catches at Sasoon Dock a major landing centre in Bombay, from January to Deccmbu. 1971, grouping them into two main categories, those occurring throughout the year and the those having seasonal occurrence and then reclassifying them into market categories. The estimated dol net catches fluctuated between 215 and 1485 tonnes during the year. The monthly average catch was 829.5 tonnes which formed 41.6% of the total landings. A list of 33 species caught in Dol nel and their percentage composition is given.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: dol (bag) net fishery; Sassoon dock; Bombay
Subjects: Marine Fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 04 May 2011 08:58
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:49

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