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A survey of discard fish in Khuzestan fishery grounds

Hoveizavi, Sh.; Doustshenas, B.; Eskandari, Gh.; Savari, A.; Mohammadasgari, H.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
The main purpose of this study was to describe and estimate the seasonal pattern of discard fish in the waters of the Persian Gulf coasts in Khuzestan. sampling was carried out Monthly by using fishing boats in the waters of Khuzestan province for one year in fishing areas of Lifeh, Boseif, Khure-mussa and Bahrakan.Discard fish samples were included 61 species from 37 families, nearly 39 percent commercial and 61 percent of non- commercial species. Rayfish and catfish have been observed in most fishing nets. Average size of most species particularly bony fish were under 15 cm. The amount of discard fish per unit of fishing effort is not significantly different b...
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free text keywords: Ecology, Ecology, Iran, Persian Gulf, NW Persian Gulf, Khuzestan province, Scomberomorus commerson, Otolithes ruber, Survey, Fish, Gillnet, By catch, Discard, Gill net, Fishery, Coastal waters
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1. Department of Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine and Oceanic Sciences, Khorramshahr University of Marine Science and Technology, Khorramshahr, Iran.

2. South Aquaculture Research Center, Ahvaz, Iran.

3. Department of Environment, Faculty of Natural Resources, Khorramshahr University of Marine Science and Technology, Khorramshahr, Iran.

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