Marine Fisheries Census 2005 and 2010 of Andhra Pradesh: Comparison

Maheswarudu, G and Ghosh, Shubhadeep and Rao, M V Hanumantha (2014) Marine Fisheries Census 2005 and 2010 of Andhra Pradesh: Comparison. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (221). pp. 16-20.


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    Andhra Pradesh is one of the major marine fish producing states along the east coast of India.It has a coast line of 974 km bordering in the east with 9 coastal districts viz., Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam and Nellore. There are two major fishing harbours at Visakhapatnam and Kakinada from where bulk of total trawl catch (about 70%) is landed. The fishery is contributed by mechanised, motorised and traditional sectors. Socio-economic evaluation of the fisherfolk population, information on livelihood activities, education and professional status are the prerequisites for proper planning and implementation of programmes for their upliftment and social empowerment. Marine Fisheries Census 2005 and 2010 provides needed information for Government agencies, NGO’s and other stakeholders.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Marine Fisheries Census 2005; Marine Fisheries Census 2010; Andhra Pradesh; Comparison
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Fisheries Survey
    Divisions: CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2015 06:25
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 16:00

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