Accession Number : AD0686932

Title :   EXPERIMENTS IN FISHING WITH SHRIMP TRAWLS ON THE STANDARISATION OF TICKLER CHAIN,

Corporate Author : CENTRAL INST OF FISHERIES TECHNOLOGY COCHIN (INDIA)

Personal Author(s) : Deshpande,S. D. ; Kartha,K. N.

Report Date : 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The communication deals with the results of experiments conducted off Gujarat coast for the standardisation of 'Tickler chain' for shrimp trawls. Of the short link chains made of 3.2 mm., 4.8 mm. and 6.2 mm. rods the second was observed to increase the yield of shrimp in the net and without in any way adversely affecting the performance of the gear. The chains used had no influence on the fish catch. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CRUSTACEA, CHAINS), (*CHAINS, STANDARDIZATION), AQUATIC ANIMALS, NETS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), DRAG, WEIGHT, CORDAGE, WEAR RESISTANCE, STATISTICAL DATA, INDIA

Subject Categories : Biology
      Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE