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Carangidae Indian scad

Gear types: Purse seines
Purse seines
Purse seines
A purse seine is made of a long wall of netting framed with a lead line of equal or longer length than the float line.
Vessel types: Purse seiners
Purse seiner
Purse seiner
Purse seiners are the most important and most effective vessels to catch aggregating species near the surface.

Species EnvironmentThe most common Decapterus is a pelagic species living in coastal waters and on open banks of the Indian Ocean (depth range 40-275 m). Feeds mainly on smaller planktonic invertebrates.
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