International Journal of
Fisheries and Aquaculture

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Fish. Aquac.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9839
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJFA
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 234

Table of Content: December 2016; 8(12)

December 2016

Preliminary report on “two spot” razor fish, Iniistius bimaculatus (Ruppell, 1829) found in the Chennai coastal waters, southeast coast of India

The present study reports the first occurrence of two spot razor fish, Iniistius bimaculatus (Ruppell, 1829) from the Chennai coastal waters, Southeast coast of India. Two specimens measuring 141 mm and 169 mm TL was collected from trawl catches in the Chennai coast during September 2010. A systematic account of this species and a description, colour and notes on its distribution is provided. The controversy of two...

Author(s): K. Silambarasan, K. Sujatha, A. Sundaramanickam and E. Rajalakshmi

December 2016

Investigating changes in fish biodiversity in coastal villages of Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

This study was conducted at the coastal villages of Zanzibar Island to investigate changes in fish biodiversity. The methodology mostly involved face-to-face interviews and structured questionnaires. Findings of this research paper revealed that there are twenty seven families of fish species of economically importance in the study area of which Scombridae is the most dominate species. This research study shows that...

Author(s): John Sebit Benansio and Narriman Jiddawi

December 2016

Movement patterns of Chilean flounder (Paralichthys adspersus) inside Tongoy Bay (central northern Chile): Observations using passive acoustic telemetry

The movement patterns of juvenile and adult Chilean flounder (P. adpersus) were investigated inside Tongoy Bay using ultrasound signal acoustic receivers from June 2012 to March, 2013. Flounder landings in Tongoy Bay and Puerto Aldea from December 2011 to March 2013 were examined. Multiple regression analysis indicated that the Catch per Unit of Effort of Chilean flounder was significantly and negatively related to...

Author(s): Pablo M. Rojas