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)
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2012 07:32
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:53
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/9149

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