Gillnet and hook & line fishing off Mangalore

Rohit, Prathibha and Kemparaju, S and SampathKumar, G (2006) Gillnet and hook & line fishing off Mangalore. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 188 . pp. 5-11.



Fishing using gillnets and hooks and line have been in vogue along Mangalore coast since a long time. These fishing practices are very popular and found to be lucrative along coastal Karnataka. Fishing using gillnets and hooks and line has so far been operated only Mar. Fish. Infor. Serv., T&E Ser., No. 188, 2006 6 from canoes fitted with outboard engines (OBM). The fishermen fish for a day or night or at the most for 2-3 days. However, of late, mechanized crafts (inboard mechanized) operating gillnets as well as hooks and line land their catch at Mangalore Fisheries Harbour. The crafts used are large and comparable to the size of trawlers and purseseiners of Mangalore and have an endurance to stay out at sea for more than a month. As this kind of fishing activity is new to this area, the catch as well as gear details were studied and a brief account is given.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Gillnet; hook & line; Mangalore coast
Subjects:Marine Fisheries > Equipments
Marine Fisheries > Marine Fishing
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