Barracuda ( Giant sea pike)

Trade Name
:
Barracuda ( Giant sea pike)
Scientific Name
:
Sphyraena jello
French
:
Becune
Japanese
:
Kamasu
Spanish
:
Barracuda
Gear Used
:
Gill net, Hook and line and Trawl nets
Peak Season
:
September to March
Distribution
:
West and East coast of India
Areas of abundance
:
Kerala and Tamil Nadu coasts

Indian goat fish

Trade Name
:
Indian goat fish
Scientific Name
:
Parupeneus indicus
French
:
Rouget
Japanese
:
Himeji
Spanish
:
Salmoneta
Gear Used
:
Trawl net
Peak Season
:
August to February
Distribution
:
East coast of India
Areas of abundance
:
Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh coasts

Dark band goat fish

Trade Name
:
Dark band goat fish
Scientific Name
:
Upeneus tragula
French
:
Rouget
Japanese
:
Himeji
Spanish
:
Salmoneta
Gear Used
:
Trawl net
Peak Season
:
August to February
Distribution
:
East coast of India
Areas of abundance
:
Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh

Indian Salmon

Trade Name
:
Indian Salmon
Scientific Name
:
Eleutheronema Tetradactylum
French
:
Barbur
Japanese
:
Tsubamekonoshiro
Gear Used
:
Trawl net, Drift Gill nets and Boat seines
Peak Season
:
September to December
Distribution
:
North-East and North-west coasts of India
Areas of abundance
:
West Bengal, Orissa and Gujarat coasts

Bombay Duck

Trade Name
:
Bombay Duck
Scientific Name
:
Eleutheronema Tetradactylum
French
:
Bombay duck(Inde)
Japanese
:
Tenagamizutengu
Gear Used
:
Dol net and Boat seine
Peak Season
:
September to June
Distribution
:
North-West coast of India
Areas of abundance
:
Maharashtra and Gujarat coast

Long spine sea-bream

Trade Name
:
Long spine sea-bream
Scientific Name
:
Argyrops spinifer
French
:
Dorade
Japanese
:
Tai
Spanish
:
Esparido
Gear Used
:
Trawl net and Gill net
Peak Season
:
August to February
Distribution
:
West and East coasts of India
Areas of abundance
:
Andhra Pradesh, tamil Nadu and Gujarat coasts

Japanese Thread-fin bream

Trade Name
:
Japanese Thread-fin bream
Scientific Name
:
Nemipterus Japonicus
French
:
Dorade
Japanese
:
Tai
Spanish
:
Esparido
Gear Used
:
Trawl net and Gill net
Peak Season
:
August to February
Distribution
:
West and East coasts of India
Areas of abundance
:
Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat coasts

Spade fish

Trade Name
:
Spade fish
Scientific Name
:
Ephippus orbis
Gear Used
:
Trawl net and Gill net
Peak Season
:
August to January
Distribution
:
West and East coasts of India
Areas of abundance
:
Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat coasts

Pearl spot

Trade Name
:
Pearl spot
Scientific Name
:
Etroplus suratensis
Gear Used
:
Cast net and Gill net
Peak Season
:
May to November
Distribution
:
An estuarine form found along the South-west and Orissa coasts
Areas of abundance
:
Lakes of Kerala and Karnataka

Grey mullet

Trade Name
:
Grey mullet
Scientific Name
:
Mugil cephalus
French
:
Muge
Japanese
:
Bora
Spanish
:
Lisa
Gear Used
:
Cast net, dip net
Peak Season
:
August to February
Distribution
:
East and West coasts of India
Areas of abundance
:
South west coast, North east coast

Blue spot grey mullet

Trade Name
:
Blue spot grey mullet
Scientific Name
:
Valamugil seheli
French
:
Muge
Japanese
:
Bora
Spanish
:
Lisa
Gear Used
:
Cast net, dip net
Peak Season
:
August to February
Distribution
:
East and West coasts of India
Areas of abundance
:
South-West coasts, Vembanad lake and North east coasts

Milk fish

Trade Name
:
Milk fish
Scientific Name
:
Chanos chanos
Japanese
:
Chanide
Spanish
:
Sabahii
Gear Used
:
Trawl net
Peak Season
:
August to December
Distribution
:
Coastal waters including lagoons
Areas of abundance
:
Gulf of Mannar

Dusky-finned bulleye

Trade Name
:
Dusky-finned bulleye
Scientific Name
:
Priacanthus hamrur
French
:
Juif
Japanese
:
Kintokidai
Gear Used
:
Trawl net
Peak Season
:
August to December
Distribution
:
East coasts of India
Areas of abundance
:
Andhra Pradesh, tamil Nadu and Kerala coasts

Silver sillago

Trade Name
:
Dusky-finned bulleye
Scientific Name
:
Silago sharma
French
:
Merlan
Japanese
:
Merlan
Gear Used
:
Shore seine
Peak Season
:
May to December
Distribution
:
East coasts of India
Areas of abundance
:
Andhra Pradesh, tamil Nadu and Kerala coasts

Fresh water catfish

Trade Name
:
Fresh water catfish
Scientific Name
:
Silurus wynaadensis
Gear Used
:
Cast net
Peak Season
:
August to February
Distribution
:
Western ghats
Areas of abundance
:
Wynaad, Bhavani river system

Silver carp

Trade Name
:
Silver carp
Scientific Name
:
Hypothalmichthys molitrix
Gear Used
:
Cast net
Distribution
:
Fresh water fishery of India

Parrot fish

Trade Name
:
Parrot fish
Scientific Name
:
Scarus russelii
French
:
Scare
Japanese
:
Budai
Spanish
:
Vieja
Gear Used
:
Cast net
Peak Season
:
August to February
Distribution
:
Western ghats
Areas of abundance
:
Wynaad, Bhavani river system

Jelly fish

Trade Name
:
Jelly fish
Scientific Name
:
Rhopilema spp.
French
:
Meduse
Japanese
:
Kurage
Gear Used
:
Gill net, Trawl net and scoop net
Peak Season
:
March to June
Distribution
:
West and East coasts of India
Areas of abundance
:
Tamil Nadu and Kerala coasts

Indian conger eel

Trade Name
:
Indian conger eel
Scientific Name
:
Conger cinereus
French
:
Angille
Japanese
:
Unagi
Spanish
:
Angilla
Gear Used
:
Trawl net
Peak Season
:
January to July
Distribution
:
East and west coasts of India
Areas of abundance
:
Gujarat and Maharashtra coasts

Fresh water eel

Trade Name
:
Fresh water eel
Scientific Name
:
Angilla spp.
French
:
Angille
Japanese
:
Unagi
Spanish
:
Angilla
Gear Used
:
Long line, Trawl and Dol net
Peak Season
:
September-November and April-May
Distribution
:
East coast of India
Areas of abundance
:
Gangetic estuaries, Bay of Bengal and Andaman islands