Unusual heavy landing of billfishes at Chennai

Mohan, S and Rajapackiam, S and Jaiganesh, P and Vasu, R and Rajan, S (2011) Unusual heavy landing of billfishes at Chennai. Marine Fisheries Information Service (210). p. 20.

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Billfishes are regularly landed by mechanised gillnets and hooks and line at Chennai Fisheries Harbour. An estimated catch of 65 t, 80 t, and 60 t of billfishes were landed by mechanised gillnets during July, August and September 2010 respectively. On 24.06.2010, about 5 t of billfishes were landed unusually by mechanised gillnets operated at a depth of 50-60 m in the north-east direction.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:heavy landing; billfish; Chennai
Subjects:Demersal Fishes > Bill Fishes
Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
Divisions:CMFRI-Madras (Chennai)
ID Code:9149
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:30 Nov 2012 13:02
Last Modified:30 Nov 2012 13:02

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