Fishing holiday

Narayanakumar, R and Jayasankar, J and Shyam, S Salim and Ganga, U and Vivekanandan, E (2016) Fishing holiday. In: The Economics of Ecosystem and Biodiversity-India Initiative: Factsheets. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, New Delhi. ISBN 9788193007495

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    Abstract

    Millions of fishers along India’s vast coastline eke out a living, contribute to national development and are learning to cope up with conservation of marine resources. Seasonal Fishing Ban (SFB) has been followed since the late 80’s to protect breeding fish population during peak spawning season. An economic valuation of SFB in five of the maritime states shows improved ecosystem services in the form of catch, fisher income, biodiversity, respite to the sea floor and reduced carbon emissions. These benefits outweigh the costs of a ban.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: fishing ban
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Trawl Ban
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2016 06:26
    Last Modified: 01 Jul 2016 07:01
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/10898

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