Scombridae (Mackerels, tunas, bonitos) Indian mackerel
|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.|
|Purse seiners are the most important and most effective vessels to catch aggregating species near the surface.
|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.|