Economic efficiency of gill net fishing in Munambam, Ernakulam

Harshan, N K and Dhanya, G and Sunil, P V and Shyam, S Salim and Narayanakumar, R (2019) Economic efficiency of gill net fishing in Munambam, Ernakulam. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (241). pp. 19-20. ISSN 0254-380 X

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Abstract

The most important fisheries management reforms in Kerala is the monsoon trawl ban when fishing using mechanized vessels like trawlers is banned as the monsoon season is considered to be the breeding and pre-recruitment period of most of the commercially important species. This period however witnesses extensive fishing activity by the motorised sector in Kerala and Munambam Fisheries Harbour, one among the nine major fishing harbours in Kerala was monitored for assessing the economic efficiency of motorised crafts. There are 145 motorised boats and 390 mechanised boats actively operating in the harbour. During monsoon trawl ban, motorized and non-motorized boats are operated, include those coming from other locations of the state.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Marine Fishing
Fishery Technology > Fishing
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: 28 Jul 2020 06:40
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2020 06:40
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/14406

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