Status of fisheries of Lakshadweep

Pillai, N G K and Vivekanandan, E and Koya, K P Said (2006) Status of fisheries of Lakshadweep. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 187 . pp. 1-7.



The Union Territory of Lakshadweep (08 00'N and 12 30'N latitudes and 71 00'E and 74 00'E longitudes), consisting of eleven inhabited and 25 uninhabited islands, is scattered in the Arabian Sea at about 200- 400 km from the Malabar Coast.Lakshadweep sea is rich in fishery resources such as the tunas, billfishes Mar. Fish. Infor. Serv., T&E Ser., No. 187, 2006 2 pelagic sharks etc., and the other groups of food fishes, live baits and ornamental fishes.The estimated marine fishery resources potential in the Lakshadweep waters are about 63,000 to 1,40,000 tonnes of various groups of fish, whereas the present annual production is around 10,000 t (10% of the potential).

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Uncontrolled Keywords:Lakshadweep, Tuna, Ornamental fishery
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries > Tuna fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
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Deposited On:14 Sep 2010 15:57
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