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 Economic and Extension > Fisheries Economics
Marine Fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
Depositing User: Geetha P Mrs
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2010 05:39
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:28

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