Notes On Depleting Fish Stock

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A REVIEW NOTE ON DEPLETING FISH STOCK – UNICORN COD IN INDIA *1Kaviarasu, D., 2Sudhan, C., 3Bharathi, S. and 4Vinoth, S 1Department of Fish Pathology and Health Management, School of Aquaculture, Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, 628008, India. 2Department of Fisheries Biology and Resource Management, School of Fisheries Resource and Environment Management, Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, 628008, India. 3Third year, Undergraduate Student, Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, 628008, India. 4Second Year, Undergraduate Student, Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, 628008, India. Corresponding Author (*): D. KAVIARASU *E-mail: dkaviarasu07@gmail.com *Contact: +91-9944486725 ABSTRACT: This present review paper emphasize the note on depleting fishery resources confined to Indian waters and their status pertaining to Bregmaceros mcclellandi Thompson, 1840 commonly known as unicorn cod / codlet. Based on the annual marine capture production, the fish stock was found to be one of the major depleting stocks of India. It acts as single fish species stock under the family Bregmacerotidae that confined to Gujarat and Maharashtra states of Indian waters. Due to overfishing or poor management practices, codlet fishery was

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