Economic analysis of marine fishery of Kerala

Panikkar, K K P (1998) Economic analysis of marine fishery of Kerala. In: Kadalekum Kanivukal (Bounties of the Sea). Ravindran, K and Srinath, Krishna and Kunjipalu, K K and Sasikumar, V,(eds.) CIFT, Cochin, pp. 133-137.

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Abstract

Marine fishery has a very prominent place in the economy of Kerala. It is the only source of livelihood for a population of about 8 lakh fishermen inhabiting 304 coastal villages streched along 590 km coastline. The State contributes 5% of the country's total marine fish production and 6% of the fish exports. The marine fisheries sector contributes 10% to the GDP of Kerala and the average annual per capita consumption of fish in the State is estimated as 13.5 kg as against 3.5 kg in India.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Economic analysis; marine fishery; kerala
Subjects:Socio Economic and Extension > Fisheries Economics
Marine Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
ID Code:4659
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:24 Sep 2010 11:09
Last Modified:19 Oct 2011 10:36

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