Management of Potential Fishery Resources

Choudhary, R C (1987) Management of Potential Fishery Resources. CMFRI Special Publication, 30. pp. 104-108.


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The prevailing situation in the fisheries sector in many countries of the world can be briefly stated as (1) insufficient information on fish resources, (2) diminishing stock and (3) conflicting uses of coastal areas and types of fishing. Since there is free accessibility to the exploitable resources in the sea, the natural tendency is to make more and more without regard to the real availability. The need for fishery management assumed importance in recent years on account of the uncontrolled, or rather reckless, exploitation of the resources in many countries [leading to depletion of stock. Although according to available information the level of exploitation of the fishery resources in our country in general is far below the optimum level, there seems to be too much concentration in, certain areas and in respect to certain specks which perhaps is a reflection of the lack of fishery management policies or their implementation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Management; Potential Fishery Resources
Subjects: Marine Fisheries
Divisions: Contributors
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2010 09:43
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:21

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