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). CIFT, Cochin, pp. 133-137.


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    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 Economics and Extension > Fisheries Economics
    Marine Fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Depositing User: Mr. Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2010 05:39
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:28

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