A Review of Present Status of Marine Fisheries of Kerala

James, P S B R and Kurup, K N and Pillai, N G K (1991) A Review of Present Status of Marine Fisheries of Kerala. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 114 . pp. 1-8.

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Abstract

Kerala, located in thesouthern part of the peninsular india has a narrow stretch of land with a surf -beaten coast on th western side.With its 590 km long coast line, it enjoys one of the worlds most productive seas boardening it and produce an average of about 24% of India’s annual marine fish landings.The fishing industry in Kerala in recent time has become a complex phnomenon with many conflicting intrests. Indiscriminate exploitation would be deliteriousfor a healthy stock. Stock conservation measures like restricting quota for different sectors and reduction in the mesh size of nets to avoid over exploitation of juveniles have to be implemented.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Status; marine; fisheries; coast; landing; catch; resources
Subjects:Marine Fisheries > Fisheries Survey
Marine Fisheries > Marine Fishing
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture
ID Code:4231
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Deposited On:13 Sep 2010 16:02
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