Fishery, biology and population characteristics of longtail tuna, Thunnus tonggol (Bleeker, 1851) caught along the Indian coast

Abdussamad, E M and Koya, K P Said and Ghosh, Shubhadeep and Rohit, Prathibha and Joshi, K K and Manojkumar, B and Prakasan, D and Kemparaju, S and Elayathu, M N K and Dhokia, H K and Sebastine, Manju and Bineesh, K K (2012) Fishery, biology and population characteristics of longtail tuna, Thunnus tonggol (Bleeker, 1851) caught along the Indian coast. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 59 (2). pp. 7-16.

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Abstract

The longtail tuna, Thunnus tonggol, Bleeker, 1851 is an economically important species from commercial and recreational point of view. The species inhabit shelf and oceanic waters of tropical and temperate regions of the Indo-Pacific between 47° N and 33° S (Froese and Pauly, 2009) and generally occupy neritic areas of the oceans close to land masses (Yesaki, 1994).

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Fishery; biology; population characteristics; longtail tuna; Thunnus tonggol; India
Subjects:Fishery biology
Pelagic Fisheries > Tuna fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:8985
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:13 Jul 2012 14:57
Last Modified:13 Jul 2012 14:57

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