From biology to management: A critical review of hilsa shad (tenualosa ilisha)

Sachinandan Dutta, Sugata Hazra

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Major studies relating to Hilsa fishery has been concentrated in Bay of Bengal part of Bangladesh and India, as the distribution of this species is maximum in this region. Important biological aspect of this species has been studied during 1950s to 1960s. Hilsa is a migratory fish. Hence, the migration study is a vital research area of this species. Recently population dynamics and stock assessment study has been carried out for the management of Hilsa fishery. Ecological and economic approaches of this species are being less studied area. This paper tries to understand the species from ecological, biological, social and economic point of views.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1503-1510
Number of pages8
JournalIndian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2017


  • Bay of Bengal
  • Hilsa Shad
  • Management
  • Research
  • Sustainability

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oceanography


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