Drift gill net fishery of the Dakshina Kannada coast

Muthiah, C (1982) Drift gill net fishery of the Dakshina Kannada coast. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 37 . pp. 8-15.



With the advent of purse seine in 1975 in the dakshina kannada (karnataka) the indigeneous Gears particularly rampani, pattabale and chalabale used for shoaling fishes have almost become Non functional. However, the drift gill net {odubale), which is employed for fishing bigger fishes, Of late have assumed greater importance because of its economic viability. In fact in recent years a Trend is set for fixing out-board and inboard engines to the existing canoes for harvesting fishes by Employing gill nets. Perhaps this would be the forerunner for the development to take place particularly In the dakshina kannada and other areas. The drift net catches from dakshina kannada Constituted about 3% of marine pelagic catches of karnataka during 1979.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Seine; Drift gill net fishery; Kannada coast; Gears; rampani
Subjects:Socio Economic and Extension > Fisheries Extension
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Fishery Resource Assessment
ID Code:3021
Deposited On:22 Sep 2010 14:23
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