Heavy landings of mobulids reported at Cochin Fisheries Harbour, Kerala

Nair, Rekha J and Zacharia, P U and Kishore, T G and Dinesh Kumar, S and Dhaneesh, K V and Suraj, K S and Siva Kumar, G (2013) Heavy landings of mobulids reported at Cochin Fisheries Harbour, Kerala. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical & Extension Series (218). pp. 19-20.

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    Abstract

    Heavy landings of mobulids was seen for four days during 19 - 22 August and again during 31 August - 3 September 2013 at Cochin Fisheries Harbour. During the first phase, around 600 mobulids (16 tonnes) were landed by gillnetters which operated off the coast of Vizhinjam, Kovalam and Colachel. The vessels operated for a period of 5-7 days in the fishing ground 08014’N; 76033’E at a depth of 15 -30 m. The gear used was “ozhukkuvalai” with a square mesh size of 80 - 150 mm. On an average, 15 – 30 numbers of mobulids were landed per boat.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Heavy landings; mobulids; Cochin Fisheries Harbour; Kerala
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2014 08:36
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:58
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/9931

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