An Appraisal of the Marine Fisheries of Karnataka and Goa

Kurup, K N and Nair, G Krishnankutty and Annam, V P and Kant, Abha and Beena, M R and Khambadkar, Lata (1987) An Appraisal of the Marine Fisheries of Karnataka and Goa. CMFRI Special Publication (36). pp. 1-104.


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Karnataka, on the West coast, plays an important role in the fisheries development of India and has a prominent place in the country's fisheries map, It has a shelf area of 25000 Sq. Km. and a coastline of 270 Km, about 1/22 of the country's coastline. The State's contribution to the total marine fish production in the country is of the order of ^.0%. The State has two coastal districts, namely Dakshin Kannada and Uttar Kannada. The lengths of coastline of both the districts are almost the same. Many rivers such as the Nethravathi, the Saravathi and the Kali flow into the Arabian sea and render the inshore area rich in nutrients.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Appraisal; Marine Fisheries; Karnataka; Goa
Subjects: Marine Fisheries
CMFRI Special Publication
Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Fishery Resource Assessment
CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2010 08:31
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:22

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