Perches

Snapper

Trade Name Snapper
Scientific name Lutjanus spp.
French Vivaneau
Japanese Tarumi feudai
Gear used Trawl net
Peak season September to January
Distribution West and Easst coasts of India
Areas of abundance Malabar coast of Kerala

Trade Name Snapper
Scientific Lutjanus spp.
French Vivaneau
Japanese Tarumi feudai
Gear used Trawl net
Peak season September to January
Distribution South-West and South-East coasts of India
Areas of abundance Kerala and Tamil Nadu coasts

Blood red snapper

Trade Name Blood red snapper
Scintific name Lutjanus sanguineus
French Vivaneau
Japanese Tarumi feudai
Gear used Trawl net
Peak season September to December
Distribution South-East coast of India
Areas of abundance Tamil Nadu cost

Black spot snapper

Trade Name Black spot snapper
Scientific Name Lutjanus fulviflamus
French Vivaneau
Japanese Tarumi feudai
Gear used Trawl net
Peak season September to january
Distribution West and East coasts of India
Areas of abundance Coast of Kerala

Reef cod

Trade Name Reef cod
Scientific Name Epinephelus diacanthus
French Serranide
Japanese Hata
Spanish Mero, Cherne
Gear used Trawl net
Peak season August to December
Distribution West and East coasts of India
Areas of abundance Off Kerala coast

Malabar reef cod

Trade Name Malabar reef cod
Scientific Name Epinephelus malabaricus
French Meron
Japanese Hata
Spanish Mero
Gear used Trawl net and Gill net
Peak season August to December
Distribution South-East coasts of India
Areas of abundance Tamil Nadu coast

Reef cod

Trade Name Reef cod
Scientific Name Epinephelus diacanthus
French Serranide
Japanese Hata
Spanish Mero, Cherne
Gear used Trawl net
Peak season August to December
Distribution West and East coasts of India
Areas of abundance Off Kerala coast

Areolated cod

Trade Name Areolated cod
Scientific name Epinephelus areolatus
French Meron
Japanese Hata
Spanish Mero
Gear used Trawl net and Gill net
Peak season August to December
Distribution South East coast of India
Areas of abundance Tamil nadu coast

Giant sea perch

Trade Name Giant sea perch
Scientific Name Lates calcarifer
French Barramundi
Japanese Akame
Gear used Cast nets, and pots
Peak season August to February
Distribution Coastal waters, estuaries and lagoons, entering brackish water

Tilapia

Trade name Tilapia
Scientific name Tilapia mossambica
French Tilapia
Japanese Telepia
Gear used Cast net
Peak season August to February
Distribution Fresh and brackish waters