Socio-economics of trawl fishery in Saurashtra - a case study

Sehara, D B S and Kharbari, J P (1991) Socio-economics of trawl fishery in Saurashtra - a case study. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 110. pp. 1-7.


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    The trawl nets are designed mainly to catch prawns and commercially important species i. e. exportable species. Of the total mechanized boats in the state of Gujarat (2894) the trawlers formed 50%.Porbandar is a big landing centre where about 600 trawlers land their catch. At this centre 400- 500 families are associated with trawl fishery. All the economic efficiency measures show that trawl operation at Porbandar was profitable during 1987-'88. An owner of a trawler could earn a sum of Rs. 22,438 in a fishing season of about 9 months. Infrastructure facilities are moderate to good. The socio-economic status of trawl fishery at Porbander can safely be marked as above average

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Trawl fishery; trawler; fishermen; fish catch; socio-economics; Porbandar
    Subjects: Socio Economics and Extension > Fisheries Extension
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
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    Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2010 06:29
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:19

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