Utilization of trawl bycatch in Gujarat (India)

Bycatch from trawlers forms a signifi cant quantity of the total marine fi sh landings along the northwest coast of India, particularly in the state of Gujarat, which contributes about 23 percent of the total marine fi sh landings in the country. This paper discusses the composition of this bycatch, its significance in terms of nutritional value, its present utilization pattern and the scope for improvement.


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Zynudheen, A.A., Ninan, G., Sen, A., Badonia, R. (2004)
Naga 27(3-4): 20-23
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