Pelagic fin fishery resources of India

Abdussamad, E M (2017) Pelagic fin fishery resources of India. In: Course Manual Summer School on Advanced Methods for Fish Stock Assessment and Fisheries Management. Lecture Note Series No. 2/2017 . CMFRI; Kochi, Kochi, pp. 28-31.

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    Abstract

    India is endowed with a long coastline of 8129 km. Being tropical country, the marine ecosystem bordering Indian sub-continent contain large number of species adapted to wide range of habitats, from mangrove swamps, estuaries, saline lagoons, sea grass meadows, sandy/ muddy/rocky coasts, coral reefs, oceanic islands to deep oceanic realms. Theses resources are supporting the marine fishery of the country. The water spread of continental shelf is 0.5 million sq. km and of EEZ is 2.02 million sq. km. The annual catchable marine fishery potential of the EEZ is 4.42 million tonnes. India is one of the leading nation of the world in marine fish production and export.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Pelagic fin fishery resources
    Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2017 06:11
    Last Modified: 20 Sep 2017 06:22
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/12165

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