Account of Large Pelagic Fishery of Maharashtra

Chellappan, Anulekshmi and Nakhawa, A D and Khandagale, P A and Mini, K G and Abdussamad, E M (2021) Account of Large Pelagic Fishery of Maharashtra. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 247. pp. 16-19. ISSN ISSN 0254-380X

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    Large pelagic fishes are one of the preferred fishes in domestic and international trade. Information on their distribution, abundance and stock status are limited from the Maharashtra coast. Nine major groups are contributing to the fishery in Maharashtra and the major share is of seerfishes ( 38%). Gillnets contribute 48% of the landings of large pelagics. This group contributed 14% of the total pelagic fish landings during 2007-2019 period with August to December as the months of peak landing, contributing about 63% of the annual landings.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Large Pelagics; fishery; Maharashtra
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
    Marine Fisheries
    Pelagic Fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mumbai
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2021 05:04
    Last Modified: 15 Mar 2023 06:28

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