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.
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|
|Divisions:||CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension|
|Deposited By:||Geetha P Mrs|
|Deposited On:||24 Sep 2010 11:09|
|Last Modified:||19 Oct 2011 10:36|
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