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Port Survey 2006
Major Species of fish catch (adult fish)

Rank Family/Group Species Common Name
1 Mixed Fish Mixed fish
2 CARANGIDAE Scad, Yellowstripe scad, Purple amberjack
3 Mixed shrimp Shrimp, Rice prawn, Middle shrimp, Shiba shrimp, Spear shrimp, Japanese king prawn, Banana prawn, Bear prawn, Rough shrimp, Silver shrimp, Coastal mud shrimp
4 SIGANIDAE Rabbitfish
5 Mixed squid Squid
6 SCIAENIDAE Croaker, Japanese meagre, Chinese bahaba, Lion head croaker, White flower croaker, Yellow croaker
7 Mixed crab Crab, Stone crab, Red crab, Blue crab, Three-spot crab, White crab, Green crab
8 MUGILIDAE Mullet
9 CLUPEIDAE Sardine, Konoshiro gizzard shad
10 SPARIDAE Seabream, Yellowfin seabream, Black porgy, Surf bream, Longspine seabream, Yellowback seabream, Red pargo, Goldlined seabream
11 ENGRAULIDAE Grenadier anchovy, Anchovy, Thryssa
12 NEMIPTERIDAE Threadfin bream
13 Mixed mantis shrimp Mantis shrimp
14 SCORPAENIDAE Common rockfish, Weedy stingfish
15 LEIOGNATHIDAE Ponyfish
16 MURAENESOCIDAE Conger-pike eel, Indian pike conger
17 APOGONIDAE Cardinalfish
18 SERRANIDAE Grouper, Chocolate hind, Red grouper, Areolate grouper, Yellow grouper, Longtooth grouper, Rock grouper, Green grouper
19 SYNODONTIDAE Lizardfish, Bombay duck
20 STROMATEIDAE Pomfret
21 PLATYCEPHALIDAE Flathead
22 HAEMULIDAE Sweetlip, Belted beard grunt, Chicken grunt
23 TRICHIURIDAE Hairtail
24 SALANGIDAE Noodlefish
25 Mixed cuttlefish Cuttlefish
26 POLYNEMIDAE Fourfinger threadfin, Threadfin
27 PERCICHTHYIDAE Seaperch
28 SCOMBRIDAE Mackerel, Indian mackerel
29 CYNOGLOSSIDAE Tongue sole
30 LUTJANIDAE Snapper, Redbelly yellowtail fusilier, John's snapper, Russell's snapper, Malabar blood snapper, Star snapper, Mangrove red snapper, Emperor red snapper, Blackstripe snapper
31 PRISTIGASTERIDAE White herring
32 CENTROLOPHIDAE Melon seed
33 Mixed sea urchin Sea urchin
34 MONACANTHIDAE Unicorn leatherjacket, Filefish
35 MURAENIDAE Moray
36 GERREIDAE Silver-biddy
37 TERAPONIDAE Terapon
38 SILLAGINIDAE Sandborer
39 SCATOPHAGIDAE Scat
40 SOLEIDAE Sole
41 Mixed whelk Whelk
42 SPHYRAENIDAE Barracuda
43 PRIACANTHIDAE Bigeye
44 GOBIIDAE Goby
45 DREPANIDAE Drepane
46 Mixed octopus Octopus
47 POMACENTRIDAE Demselfish
48 Mixed scallop Scallop
49 SCARIDAE Parrotfish
50 PARALICHTHYIDAE Halibut Flounder
51 Mixed lobster Lobster
52 RACHYCENTRIDAE Cobia
53 PLOTOSIDAE Catfish-eel
54 Mixed clam Clam
55 DASYATIDAE Stingray
56 OPHICHTHIDAE Rice-paddy eel
57 LETHRINIDAE Emperor
58 MULLIDAE Goatfish
59 CHANDIDAE Glassy perchlet, Bald glassy
60 BOTHIDAE Flounder
61 LABRIDAE Wrasse, Blackspot pigfish, Blackspot tuskfish
62 KYPHOSIDAE Black fish, Rudder fish
63 CHEILODACTYLIDAE Flag fish

Port Survey 2006
Major Species of fish catch (fish fry)

Rank Species Species Common Name
1 Pagrus major Red pargo
2 Rhabdosargus sarba Goldlined seabream
3 Acanthopagrus schlegeli Black porgy
4 Lutjanus russellii Russell's snapper
5 Acanthopagrus latus  Yellowfin seabream
6 Terapon jarbua Jarbua terapon
7 Lethrinus nebulosus  Spangled emperor
8 Epinephelus areolatus  Areolate grouper
9 Acanthopagrus berda White seabream

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