Marine Fisheries of Andhra Pradesh-An Appraisal

Rao, G Syda and Rohit, Prathibha and Maheswarudu, G and Rajkumar, U (2008) Marine Fisheries of Andhra Pradesh-An Appraisal. Marine Fisheries Information Service T&E Ser., 196. pp. 1-15.


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Andhra Pradesh with a long coastline of 974 km and a continental shelf area of 33,227 km2 is spread over nine districts (Fig.1) and supports a rich fishery constituted by several groups of fishes, crustaceans, molluscs and other marine organisms. In the marine fisheries sector, Andhra Pradesh has always been known for its healthy fishing grounds, diverse resources, variety of crafts and gears, high entrepreneurship and adaptability to new technologies in exploiting the available resources and the sector contributes significantly to the employment generation in the state.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Marine Fisheries; Andhra Pradesh
Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Fish landing
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2010 11:57
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:23

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