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2012 (Vol. 1, Issue: 2)
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Determination of Economic and Non-economic Species, Shrimp Trawl Net in North-West of Persian Gulf (Khuzestan Provinces)

Seyedeh Akram Hoseini nezhad, Gholamhossein Mohammadi, Gholamreza Eskandary, Seyed Ahmad Reza Hashemi, Mojgan Khodadadi
Corresponding Author:  Seyedeh Akram Hoseini Nezhad 

Key words:  By-catch,, discards species, Persian gulf, trawl net, , ,
Vol. 1 , (2): 129-133
Submitted Accepted Published
June 11, 2012 July 18, 2012 October 20, 2012
Abstract:

This article is extracted from a M.Sc. thesis entitled "Status on the fisheries gears by catch Khuzestan province˝. The present study aims were determination of by catch and economic and non- economic fish estimation in shrimp trowel net in Khozestan province costal water. Some investigating teams using traditional wooden dhows in order to assessment the by-catch value of Trawl net did some searching in Northwest of Persian Gulf (Khuzestan Provinces). The area was divided in to 3 sub categories named Musa- khore, Bahrekan and Life-bosif and 164 station were selected randomly and sampled with the Swept area Method. The average total weight of obtained catching using the shrimp Trawl net in this project was 167.948.40 kg that 13% of total weight included target species (all the shrimp Species) and 87% by-catch species (non-target), 49% economic fish and 38% non-economic species. By-catch rate was 10.82 times of shrimp catching. The average of target catching total weight, 24.6116.17 kg and the average of by-catch total weight during this period was 143.2941.7 kg and the average of discard weight was 64.1017.62 kg. Twenty seven economic fish, 11 non- economic species and 3 Shrimp Species were indentified.
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Seyedeh Akram Hoseini nezhad, Gholamhossein Mohammadi, Gholamreza Eskandary, Seyed Ahmad Reza Hashemi, Mojgan Khodadadi, 2012. Determination of Economic and Non-economic Species, Shrimp Trawl Net in North-West of Persian Gulf (Khuzestan Provinces).  International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 1(2): 129-133.
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