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† Bloom of Noctiluca scintillans (Macartney) in Gulf of Mannar, southeast coast of India
Investigation indicated the resilience of the ecosystem to recover from the sudden natural damage, as the high temperature, salinity and low pH aided the spread of the bloom to adjacent areas of Muthupettai.
Fishery, biology and stock assessment of small tunas
Fishery Survey of India has brought out publications on the results of the operations of chartered vessels in the oceanic tuna fishery (Sudarsan el. al., 1991; FSI, 1992) and a bibliography of tuna
Breeding and larviculture of the sapphire devil damselfish Chrysiptera cyanea
The sapphire devil damselfish, Chrysiptera cyanea is one among the top ten species of marine ornamental fishes in the international trade. For the first time, broodstock development, breeding and
Use of copepods as live feed for larviculture of damselfishes.
It was found that co-culturing of copepods in greenwater in the larviculture tank is the most effective method for initiating the exogenous feeding of the species studied.
Assessment of mackerel stock along the Indian coast
Study on the stock of mackerel. Ra.ftrtlligtr kmlagurta. along the west cout durin, 1984-88 revealed that its annual averaae yield was short of only 891 tannes to the estimared MSY of SO 732 tonnes.
Farming of the seaweed Kappaphycus alvarezii in Tamil Nadu coast -status and constraints
Kappaphycus alvarezii is one of the economically important red algae, which yields carageenan, a commercially important polysaccharide. Carrageenans are used in a variety of commercial
Economic performance of artificial reefs deployed along Tamil Nadu coast,South India
The economics of fishery from artificial reef (AR) and non-artificial reef (NAR) sites by gillnet and hooks & line was studied during 2007-08 from 11 fishing villages in 6 coastal districts of Tamil
Some observations on the hatching and post-hatching behaviour of the cuttlefish Sepia pharaonis Ehrenberg
The hatched young ones resembling the adult externally were found to move by swimming, crawling or darting by jet propulsion, and they settled on the bottom and were attracted towards light.
Resource characteristics and stock assessment of whitebaits
The fishery of whitebait for 1979-88 was studied. The southern maritime states accounted for 97% of the country's whitebait landings. The quartelWise whitebait landings, gearwise catch and catch per
Reproductive Biology of the Regal Demoiselle Neopomacentrus cyanomos (Bleeker) 1856
The gonadal maturation of the Regal demoiselle, Neopomacentrus cyanomos is investigated to determine the maturity stages of damsel fishes belonging to the family Pomacentridae.