CLUPEIDS

Indian oil sardine

Trade Name Indian oil sardine
Scientific name Sardonella longiceps
French Sardinella
Gear used Boat seine, Purse seine and Gill net
Peak season August to December
Distribution South-West coast of India
Areas of abundance Kerala and Karnataka coasts

Deep bodied sardinella

Trade name Deep bodied sardinella
Scientific Name Sardinella brachysoma
French Sardinella
Gear used Boat seine, Purse seine and Gill net
Peak season August to December
Distribution South-West coast of India
Areas of abundance Kerala and Karnataka coasts

Hilsa Ilisha

Trade Name Hilsa Ilisha
Scientific Name Tenulosa ilisha
Gear used Dol net, Boatseine and Gill net
Peak season August to December and February to May
Distribution North-West and North-East coasts of India
Areas of abundance Maharashtra, Gujarat and Orissa coasts

Commersons's anchovy

Trade Name Commersons's anchovy
Scientific Name Stolephorus comersonnii
French Anchois
Japanese Katakuchiiwashi
Spanish Anchoa
Gear used Boat seines and Gill net
Peak season October to April
Distribution East and West coasts of India
Areas of abundance Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala coasts