Deep Sea Prawns

Nandakumar, G and Rajan, K N and Josileen, Jose and Chellappan, K (2013) Deep Sea Prawns. In: Handbook of Marine Prawns of India. Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 213-230.

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    From the beginning of this century, large varieties of prawns belonging to families Penaeidae, Pasiphaeidae, Oplophoridae and Pandalidae have been reported from the west coast of India, particularly from southern regions beyond the continental shelf (Alcock 1901, 1906; de Man 1911, 1920; Calman 1939; John and Kurian 1959; Kurian 1964; George 1966; George and Rao 1966b; Suseelan and Mohamed 1968 and Suseelan 1974, 1989). However, existence of some of these species in commercially exploitable concentrations in these deeper waters has been brought to light only recently. Silas (1969) and Mohamed and Suseelan (1973) gave general accounts on the distribution and relative abundance of common species of prawns of the shelf-edge and upper continental slope of the southwest coast. Detailed review on deep-sea fisheries of India has been given recently by Rao (2009).

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Deep Sea Prawns; prawn fisheries
    Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2013 08:48
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:55

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