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Scombridae (Mackerels, tunas, bonitos) Indian mackerel

Gear types: Lift nets
Lift nets
Lift nets
Lift nets are horizontal netting panels or bag shaped like a parallelepiped, pyramid or cone with the opening facing upwards which are submerged at a certain depth, left for a while, the time necessary for light or bait to attract fish over the opening, then lifted out of the water.
Vessel types: Lift netters
Lift netter
Lift netter
Fishing vessel equipped to operate large liftnets, which are held from the ship's side and raised and lowered by means of outriggers.

Species EnvironmentPelagic species found over the continental shelf in depths ranging between 20-90 m. Occurs in coastal bays, harbors and deep lagoons, usually in some turbid plankton-rich waters. Form schools. Feeds on phytoplankton (diatoms) and small zooplankton. Adult individuals feed on macroplankton such as larval shrimps and fish.
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