Marine fish landings in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry during 2016 - An overview

George, Grinson and Ramani, K and Pugazhendi, D and Augustine, Sindhu K and Sathianandan, T V (2017) Marine fish landings in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry during 2016 - An overview. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (233). pp. 20-22. ISSN 0254-380 X

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    Abstract

    Tamil Nadu, with a coastline of 1076 km has 363 landing centres while the 45 km coastline of Puducherry has 26 landing centres in 2 fishing zones (Puducherry and Karaikkal). Fishing is done using different combinations of fishing crafts and gears.The recent trend of fish landings in Tamil Nadu showed a slight decrease in landings in 2016 (7.07 lakh t) compared to 2015 (7.09 lakh t). In spite of this, Tamil Nadu was ranked second among all maritime states contributing 19.5% of the total marine fish landings in the country during 2016. The landings of Puducherry were 0.45 lakh t in 2016 with a reduction of 33,958 t compared to 2015. The major contribution was from Karaikkal region (67%).

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Marine fish landings; Tamil Nadu; puducherry
    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 10:29
    Last Modified: 25 Jun 2018 10:29
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/12888

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