Appraisal of Marine Fisheries of Kerala

Pillai, N G K and Jayaprakash, A A and Ganga, U and Kuriakose, Somy and Appukuttan, K K and Velayudhan, T S and Mohamed, K S and Manisseri, Mary K and Radhakrishnan, E V and Nair, R V and Vivekanandan, E and Sivakami, S and Chakraborty, Rekha D and Menon, N G and Ramachandran, C and Sarada, P T and Laxmilatha, P and Nair, P N Radhakrishnan and Sivadas, M and Manickaraja, M and Philipose, K K and Mathew, Grace and Anil, M K and Edwin, Leela and Manojkumar, P P (2007) Appraisal of Marine Fisheries of Kerala. Marine Fisheries Information Service T&E Ser. (194). pp. 1-9.


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Kerala ranks first in marine fish production of India forming nearly 25% (avg. 5.75 lakh tonnes) of the total annual production. The annual export of marine products from the state yields to the nation a foreign exchange of Rs. 1100 crores. There has been spectacular growth in the marine fisheries sector of the state due to fisheries friendly government policies, well developed harvest and post harvest infrastructure and increased demand for sea food both in the domestic and export markets. Kerala has been in the forefront in absorbing innovative and new technologies in fishing practices, which has led marine fisheries to take a complex structure.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Marine Fisheries; Kerala
Subjects: Marine Fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2010 11:28
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:20

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