Monsoon shrimp fishery at "Gangoli Light House"

Dineshbabu, A P and Bhatkal, Ganesh and Arghekar, V Udaya (2002) Monsoon shrimp fishery at "Gangoli Light House". Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extention Series (172). p. 6.



Gangoli light house landing centre of Udupi District along Kamataka coast locally known as 'Gangoli madi' is an important indigenous fish landing Centre. During monsoon season, this centre is having advantage for safe landing and berthing facilities for indigenous crafts and the fishermen from nearby fishing villages move to this centre for their fishing operations. Monsoon fishery is carried out by wooden/fibre glass canoes fitted with outboard engines of power ranging from 9.9 to 25 hp. The major gears in operations are ring seines locally known as "matubala" or ranibala, monofilament gillnet known as 'beenibala' and cast net known as beedubala. "Matubala" usually has a mesh size of 12-22 mm and "beenibala" with a mesh size of 55 mm, are generally operated within a depth of 15 meters

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:berthing facilities; indigenous crafts; Monsoon fishery
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
ID Code:3006
Deposited On:18 Sep 2010 16:42
Last Modified:09 Mar 2011 11:29

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