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.



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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