NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository

NISCAIR ONLINE PERIODICALS REPOSITORY (NOPR)  >
NISCAIR PUBLICATIONS >
Research Journals >
Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences (IJMS) >
IJMS Vol.39 [2010] >
IJMS Vol.39(3) [September 2010] >


Title: Discontinuous distribution of Alepisaurus ferox Lowe, 1833 (Alepisauridae, Teleostei) in the Indian EEZ as revealed by the tuna longline survey
Authors: Varghese, Sijo P
Somvanshi, V S
Varghese, S
Keywords: Bycatch
longlining
Exclusive Economic Zone
discontinuous distribution
Oxygen Minimum Zone
Issue Date: Sep-2010
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Distribution pattern of longnose lancetfish, Alepisaurus ferox Lowe, 1833 in the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone had been analyzed for the period January 2005 to December 2007. While longnose lancetfish is caught from almost all the areas surveyed in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman and Nicobar waters, it is is not caught from areas north of latitude 16°24¢N of the Arabian Sea. Discontinuous distribution of longnose lancetfish in the Indian EEZ can be related to the existence of perennial Oxygen Minimum Zone in the northern Arabian Sea. Present study also consists the results of preliminary studies on the biology of this species.
Page(s): 406-414
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Source:IJMS Vol.39(3) [September 2010]

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
IJMS 39(3) 406-414.pdf577.96 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
 Current Page Visits: 575 
Recommend this item

 

National Knowledge Resources Consortium |  NISCAIR Website |  Contact us |  Feedback

Disclaimer: NISCAIR assumes no responsibility for the statements and opinions advanced by contributors. The editorial staff in its work of examining papers received for publication is helped, in an honorary capacity, by many distinguished engineers and scientists.

CC License Except where otherwise noted, the Articles on this site are licensed under Creative Commons License: CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India

Copyright © 2012 The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi. All rights reserved.

Powered by DSpace Copyright © 2002-2007 MIT and Hewlett-Packard | Compliant to OAI-PMH V 2.0

Home Page Total Visits: 622378 since 06-Feb-2009  Last updated on 13-Nov-2014Webmaster: nopr@niscair.res.in