Marine fish landings in Andhra Pradesh during 2016 - An overview

Bharti, Vivekanand and Mini, K G and Sathianandan, T V and Pugazhendi, D and Manjeesh, R and Augustine, Sindhu K (2017) Marine fish landings in Andhra Pradesh during 2016 - An overview. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (233). pp. 19-20. ISSN 0254-380 X

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    Abstract

    Andhra Pradesh with a coastline of 974 km, and nine coastal districts has 1.63 lakh marine fishermen families residing in the 555 marine fishing villages (Marine Fisheries Census 2010) who depend on fishing either directly or through allied activities for their livelihood. The state is cyclone prone and during the past decade, cyclones have severely affected the state’s fisheries sector. The marine fish landings was 1.92 lakh tonnes (t) in the year 2016, which was 35% less than that of the previous year. The drastic reduction in the landings of the state may be attributed to reduction in fishing operations during the months of September, October and November due to cyclone warnings. Among the coastal districts, East Godavari contributed the highest (33%) to total marine fish landings of the state, followed by Visakhapatnam (22%) and Srikakulam (11%). In spite of decline in the catch contributions from a few landing centres like Bhairavpalem,

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Marine fish landings; Andhra Pradesh
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Fishery Resource Assessment
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Fishery Resource Assessment
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Fishery Resource Assessment
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Fishery Resource Assessment
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2018 10:27
    Last Modified: 25 Jun 2018 10:27
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/12887

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