Appraisal of the Marine Fisheries in Orissa

Scariah, K S and Philipose, Varughese and Dan, S S and Nair, P Karunakaran and Subbaraman, G (1987) Appraisal of the Marine Fisheries in Orissa. CMFRI Special Publication (32). pp. 1-36.



The State Orissa is situated between latitudes 17.75°N and 22.5°N and longitudes 81.5°E and 87.6°E, bordered by the Bay of Bengal in the east, West Bengal in the north-east, Bihar in the north, Madhyapradesh in the west and north-west, and Andhra Pradesh in the south. Orissa, with an area of 1 55,842 sq. km. accounts for 4.7% of the geographical area of India. The state has 13 districts, of which four are coastal. The coastal districts are Balasore, Cuttack, Puri and Ganjam. These together have a coastline of 480 km. forming 8% of the coastline of India.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Appraisal; Marine Fisheries; Orissa
Subjects:Marine Fisheries
CMFRI Special Publication
Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Fishery Resource Assessment
CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture
ID Code:3331
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
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