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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2015, Vol. 2, Issue 4, Part F

The optimum fishing day is based on moon


Author(s): Debabrata Das, Satyabrata Pal, Utpal Bhaumik, Tapas Paria, Debasis Mazumdar, Subhabaha Pal

Abstract: A research study found that fish and prawn prefer light whereas shrimp may not. There is a vertical movement of fish movement is found owing to light as on moon lit days when the fish catch may become more considering the fact the fishing efforts and gear remaining similar in all days of lunar periodicity. Estuarine fishes in Sundarban Rivers are caught more during such dates. Optimum fishing days may also determined by the intensity and duration of moon lit in total night hours.

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How to cite this article:
Debabrata Das, Satyabrata Pal, Utpal Bhaumik, Tapas Paria, Debasis Mazumdar, Subhabaha Pal. The optimum fishing day is based on moon. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2015;2(4):304-309.
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies