Unusual heavy landings of the catfish Arius dussumieri in Rajapara Bay of Gujarat coast

Thangavelu, R and Ghosh, Shubhadeep and Mohamed, Gulshad and Zala, M S and Polara, J P and Dhokia, H K and Bhint, H M (2010) Unusual heavy landings of the catfish Arius dussumieri in Rajapara Bay of Gujarat coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series, 206. pp. 9-11.

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    Abstract

    Rajapara is one of the most important dolnet fishing centres in Saurashtra region and the landing centre is a small semicircular bay without any major concrete berthing facilities (Fig. 1). Though, a well constructed jetty is not present in this centre, fishing boats of 10 -14 m size operate and small canoes are used to unload the catch. About 240 dolnet units are under operation, of which 120 are four netters, 90 are three netters and the rest are two netters. Duration of each operation lasts for 4 to 5 h. Depth range of fishing ground is 24 to 40 m and it takes 4-5 h to reach the fishing area.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: heavy landing; catfish; Arius dussumieri; Rajapara; Gujarat coast
    Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Catfish
    Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries

    CMFRI-Veraval
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 11 May 2011 08:54
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:49
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8459

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