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dc.contributor.authorManna, Ranjan Kumar-
dc.contributor.authorRay, Archisman-
dc.contributor.authorSamanta, Puspendu-
dc.contributor.authorAprajita-
dc.contributor.authorBhowmik, Tuhin Subhro-
dc.contributor.authorBaitha, Raju-
dc.contributor.authorPaul, Samir Kumar-
dc.contributor.authorBehera, Sandeep Kumar-
dc.contributor.authorDas, Basanta Kumar-
dc.date.accessioned2019-12-30T07:05:15Z-
dc.date.available2019-12-30T07:05:15Z-
dc.date.issued2020-01-
dc.identifier.issn0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)-
dc.identifier.urihttp://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/52831-
dc.description61-72en_US
dc.description.abstractRecent survey in lower 1,110 km stretch of River Ganga regarding ‘hook and line’ fishery revealed that fishers apply their inherited indigenous knowledge for selection of bait to harvest finfish and shellfish from river water. A total number of 26 different types of baits under 07 categories were recorded. Six varieties of fish species and four types of insects are found to be prevalent for catching carnivorous fishes. Five specially modified indigenous types of bait moulded with fish attractants were also documented. Bait-fish species association in hook and line fishery of river Ganga is discussed. Feeding habits of the target fishes was compared with the type of baits employed. Conservation issues associated with hook and line fishery is highlighted along with possible remedial measures. Different varieties of hook & line fishery which are in operation in river Ganga are briefly described. Indigenous Traditional Knowledge (ITK) associated with hook & line fishery needs to be properly documented and preserved for developing and encouraging ‘sport fishery’ in River Ganga.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherNISCAIR-CSIR, Indiaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesInt. Cl.20: A01K 85/00, A01K 91/04, A61K 36/00en_US
dc.rights CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Indiaen_US
dc.sourceIJTK Vol.19(1) [January 2020]en_US
dc.subjectBait-fish relationshipen_US
dc.subjectConservationen_US
dc.subjectHook & lineen_US
dc.subjectITKen_US
dc.subjectRiver Gangaen_US
dc.subjectSport fisheryen_US
dc.titleBait specificity in Hook and line fishery of River Ganga and associated conservation issuesen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
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