Marine Biodiversity of India – Status and Challenges

Joshi, K K and Varsha, M S and Sruthy, V L (2015) Marine Biodiversity of India – Status and Challenges. [Teaching Resource]


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    The exploited marine fisheries resources from the coastal area have been reached maximum from the present fishing grounds up to 200 m depth. The coastal fisheries faces several threats such as indiscriminate fishing, habitat degradation, pollution, social conflicts, introduction of highly sophisticated fishing gadgets, need management measures and conservation of marine biodiversity to maintain sustainable use of marine biodiversity. Some of the measures such as control of excess fleet size, control of some of the gears like purse seines, ring seines, disco-nets, regulation of mesh size, avoid habitat degradation of nursery areas of the some of the species, reduces the discards of the low value fish, protection of spawners, implementation of reference points and notification of marine reserves for protection and conservation.

    Item Type: Teaching Resource
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Marine Biodiversity; India
    Subjects: Marine Biodiversity
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Biodiversity Division
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Biodiversity Division
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Biodiversity Division
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Biodiversity Division
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2015 06:02
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 16:01

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