Bionomics of the Shrimp Fishery in the Inshore Waters of Qatar

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Bionomics of the Shrimp Fishery in the Inshore Waters of Qatar

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dc.contributor.author Sivasubramaniam, K. [ك. سيفاسبرامانيام] en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-25T13:02:25Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-25T13:02:25Z
dc.date.issued 2003 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Engineering Journal of Qatar University, 2003, Vol. 16, Pages 265-304. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10576/7794
dc.description.abstract The shrimp fishery in Qatar is carried out by artisanal crafts, operating from Doha and Al Khor on the East coast. The fishing is restricted to the 2-6 Fm depth range and Penaeus semisulcatus forms about 95 % of the shrimp catch. The main fishing season is from July to December and the catch rates vary between 40 and 4 kg/boat/trip, with averages of 16 kg/boat/trip in Doha and 27 kg/boat/trip at Al Khor. Annual production during the period March 1980 - February 1981 was about 76,000 kg. The size range entering the fishery is 10 - 44mm in Carapace-length and the females tend to grow faster than males. Average growth rates for males and females of the species was estimated as 1.8 and 2.0mm in Carapace-length, per month, respectively. There are two spawnings annually; one at the beginning of spring and the other around the end of autumn. The monthly rate of total instantaneous mortality was estimated to vary between 0.30 and 0.49. en_US
dc.description.abstract أظهرت الدراسة التي تمت خلال العامين الماضين أن قوارب الصيد الأهلية من الدوحة والخور تضطلع بصيد الربيان من الشاطىء الشرقي لشبه الجزيرة القطرية بين أعماق تتراوح بين 2-6 قامات خلال موسم صيد الربيان الذي يمتد من يوليو حتى ديسمبر. ar
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Qatar University en_US
dc.subject Marine Science en_US
dc.subject علوم البحار ar
dc.title Bionomics of the Shrimp Fishery in the Inshore Waters of Qatar en_US
dc.title.alternative دراسة بيو اقتصادية لمصايد القطرية ar
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.pagination 265-304 en_US
dc.identifier.volume 16 en_US

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