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close this bookProductivity, exploitation and fishing technology of inland open-water fisheries, Bangladesh. Consultancy report. (1995)
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View the documentAppendix 1. Particulars of gill nets operated in inland open-water
View the documentAppendix 2. Particulars of seine nets operated in inland open-water
View the documentAppendix 3. Particulars of drag net and bag net operated in inland open-water
View the documentAppendix 4. Particulars of lift net operated in inland open-water
View the documentAppendix 5. Particulars of clasp net, cast net and push net operated in inland open-water
View the documentAppendix 6. Particulars of hook and line used for fishing
View the documentAppendix 7. Particulars of traps used for fishing
View the documentAppendix 8. Particulars of spear/harpoon used for fishing
View the documentAppendix 9. Particulars of specialized fishing method
View the documentAppendix 10 Training for Fishermen and Boat Builders on Fishing Gears and Crafts
View the documentAppendix 11. Improvement of hilsa (hilsa ilisha) fishing gears and crafts of the Meghna river.

Appendix 1. Particulars of gill nets operated in inland open-water

Gill Net

Description (M)

Mesh size (mm)

Location of operation

Fishing season

Species caught

Remarks


Length

Breadth






1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

1. Chandi Jal

300-800

6-12

90-115

Big rivers

March-Oct.

Mainly HiIsa ilisha


2. Current Jal

300-580

4-11

55-85

Big rivers

All seasons

Mainly H. ilisha



85-150

2-4

25-50

Small rivers & beels

All seasons

All types of fishes


3. Poa Jal

200-350

2-3

35-50

Big rivers

Oct.-April

Mainly Pama pama


4. Dora Jal

300-400

4.5-6

75-90

Big rivers

Janu.-Oct.

Mainly H. ilisha


5. Dhara Jal

100-500

5-9

50-75

Big rivers

May-Oct.

Mainly H. ilisha


6. Daba Jal 1/

-

-

-

Big rivers

May-Oct.

Mainly H. ilisha


7. Gara Jal 1/

-

-

-

Rivers

Nov.-Feb.

H, ilisha only


8. Koi Jal

20-35

1-1.5

12.5-40

Beels and baors

June-Oct.

Mainly Anabas testudineus with Puntius sp. and livefishes.

*

9. Puti Jal

20-25

0.68-1

20-40

Beels, baor, & khals

May-Dec.

Mainly Puntius spp, with others small fishes.


10 Bacha Jal

100-120

5

50-63

Rivers

April-Nov.

Mainly Eutropiichtys vacha.


11. Paia Jal

60

4.5

50

Rivers & beels

June-Dec.

Major carps & catfishes.


12. Lau Jal

17-25

4-5

50

Rivers

March-Dec.

Mainly H. ilisha with major carps


13. Pine/Pice Jal

68-80

1-1.5

30-40

Mainly in beel

Oct.-Dec.

Livefishes, Puntius spp and other fishes


14. Chapila Jal

100-500

3-4

23-40

Kaptai lake & other rivers

Sept.-May

Mainly chapila


15. Hal Jal

110-150

5-7

135-170

Kaptai lake

Sept.-May

Mainly major carps and N. Chitala


16. Kajuri Jal/ Kajolee Jal

80-100

6-7

20-50

Kaptai lake & rivers

Sept.-May

Mainly Ailia coila


17. Katla Jal

300-400

7-8

250-300

Kaptai lake

Sept.-May

Mainly Catla catla with L, rohita & N. chitala


18. Patpati Jal
no. 1

300-500

3-4

80-100

Kaptai lake

Sept.-May

Mainly Tilapia sp, with major carp 4 catfishes


no. 3

400-500

4-5

120-140

Kaptai lake

Sept.-May

Mainly major carps


no. 6

450-550

6-7

140-180

Kaptai lake

Sept.-May

Mainly major carps with y, attu 4 S. Chitala


no. 9

500-650

8-9

220-240

Kaptai lake

Sept.-May

Mainly major carps with N. Chitala & W. Attu


19. Vasha Jal

200-400

2-3

80-110

Kaptai lake

Sept.-May

Mainly Tilapia


20. Phoot Jal

-

-

25

Beels, khals

Aug.-Feb.

Carpio, major carps and W, attu.


21. Lengta Jal 2/

-

-

70-90

Meghna river

Janu.-Nov.

Mainly S, ilisha


22. Raquni Jal 2/

700-800

10

100

Big rivers


Mainly S. Ilisha


23. Bhanan Jal 3/

500-667

10-16

150-200

Meghna river

Oct.-Nov.

Major carps (medium size)


24. Galfa Jal 3/

Shore to

shore

125

Meghna river

Oct.-May

Major carps (all sizes)


25. Pait Jal 3/

500

8

175-275

Meghna river

Nov.-April

Major carps (adult)


26. Par Jal 3/

Shore to

shore

25-75

Meghna river

All seasons

Major carps (all sizes)


27. Shada Jal 3/

100-200

4-5

100-150

Meghna river

July-Sept.

Major carps (medium size)


28. Nangga Jal 3/

167

5

50-100

Meghna river

March-April

Major carps (medium size)


Source:

1 = Moula et al. (1993)


2 BCAS (1989)


3 Tsai and Ali (1985)