Costs and earnings of trawlers operating at Tuticorin Fisheries Harbour (Tamil Nadu)

Sathiadhas, R and Panikkar, K K P (1989) Costs and earnings of trawlers operating at Tuticorin Fisheries Harbour (Tamil Nadu). Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 100 . pp. 1-8.

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The article provides the economic statistics of the fishing trawlers operating in the Tuticorin fishing harbour. The trawlers operating at Tuticorin Fisheries Harbour were mostly purchased during the period from 1973 to 1985. Trawlers of 9.5 to 10 m were introduced at Tuticorin Fisheries Harbour. Most of the sample units in this category were purchased in 1984 and afterwards. Based on the economics of operations of different sizes of trawlers it seems that investment on bigger size boats of 9.5-10 m in the Tamil Nadu coast is advisable and introduction of bigger boats with longer operational range will further help to avoid the conflict between the mechanised and traditional fishermen.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:trawlers; operating costs; economic indicators; mechanized fishing; costs and earnings
Subjects:Socio Economic and Extension
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Fishery Resource Assessment
ID Code:4629
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Deposited On:16 Sep 2010 12:35
Last Modified:19 Oct 2011 10:47

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