Study on the design and operation of a traditional winch in fishery technology

Viswambharan, Divya and Swathi Lekshmi, P S and Sasikumar, Geetha and Rohit, Prathibha and Nagaraj, S G and Hakeem, Abdul (2018) Study on the design and operation of a traditional winch in fishery technology. International Research Journal of Biological Sciences, 7 (1). pp. 26-29.

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    Majority of the non-mechanized craft in Karnataka are wooden and they are operated mainly in beach landing centers which hardly have any berthing facility. These boats are operating on daily basis and are hauled on to the beach after the operatio to protect it from fouling organisms. The fishermen of Karnataka came up with the idea of wooden winch/ capstan named “Dhowr” for hauling the boat on shore. The following paper documents and report for the first time, the use of such unique, eco-friendly wooden capstan, “Dhowr” which is in operation in traditional beach landing fishing village of Karnataka.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Eco-friendly, beach landing, wooden capstan, Uttar Kannada.
    Subjects: Fishery Technology
    Fishery Technology > Crafts & Gear
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mangalore
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2018 07:26
    Last Modified: 21 Apr 2018 07:26

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