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  • Seasonal abundance of two ray fishes, Himantura bleekeri (Blyth, 1860) and Himantura imbricata (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) in three fish landing centres of Sunderban Biosphere Reserve, West Bengal.

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    Author(s) : Supriya NandyChand, D. S.

    Author Affiliation : Sunderban Regional Centre, Zoological Survey of India, Canning - 743 329, West Bengal, India.

    Journal article : Journal of Applied Zoological Researches 2016 Vol.27 No.2 pp.181-183 ref.4

    Abstract : HimanturahimanturaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    bleekeri
    (Blyth, 1860) and Himantura imbricata (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) [Myolibatiformes: DasyatidaedasyatidaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    ] are two important ray fishfishSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    species which are trapped directly and indirectly in the fishing net and sold in the market through different fish landing centers of Sunderbans, South 24 Parganas, West Bengalwest bengalSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    . Monthly surveys were conducted in and around three major fish landing centres of Sunderban Biosphere Reserve, for two years between April 2014 to March 2016 to record the seasonal abundance. It was found that the availabilityavailabilitySubject Category: Properties
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    of H. bleekeri and H. imbricata was more abundant in the winterwinterSubject Category: Time Periods
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    winterSubject Category: Climate Related
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    seasons from November to January, while during the months from March to July, the availability was relatively less in the fish landing centres.

    ISSN : 0970-9304

    URL : http://www.azra-india.com/journal.html

    Record Number : 20173132281

    Publisher : Applied Zoologists Research Association

    Location of publication : Bhubaneswar

    Country of publication : India

    Language of text : English

    Indexing terms for this abstract:

    Organism descriptor(s) : fishesfishesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , HimanturahimanturaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    Descriptor(s) : aquatic animalsaquatic animalsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , aquatic organismsaquatic organismsSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , availabilityavailabilitySubject Category: Properties
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    , fishfishSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    , fishery resourcesfishery resourcesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , seasonal variationseasonal variationSubject Category: Properties
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    , seasonalityseasonalitySubject Category: Properties
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    , winterwinterSubject Category: Climate Related
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    Identifier(s) : abundance, aquatic species, Himantura bleekeri, Himantura imbricata, seasonal changes, seasonal fluctuations

    Geographical Location(s) : IndiaindiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , West Bengalwest bengalSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    Broader term(s) : vertebratesvertebratesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , ChordatachordataSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , animalsanimalsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , eukaryoteseukaryotesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , DasyatidaedasyatidaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , RajiformesrajiformesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , ChondrichthyeschondrichthyesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , fishesfishesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Commonwealth of Nationscommonwealth of nationsSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
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    , Developing Countriesdeveloping countriesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , South Asiasouth asiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , AsiaasiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , IndiaindiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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