All India marine fisheries census frame survey-1973-77

CMFRI, FRAD (1978) All India marine fisheries census frame survey-1973-77. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series , 3 . pp. 2-8.



The first attempt to build up a planned survey of marine fish landings on an all India basis was made by the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute in 1948-49. A similar survey was conducted during 1973-77 covering detailed information on the number of mechanised boats, dift'erenl category of indigenous fishing crafts and gears etc. in each maritime State of India the highlights of which are given here. For this survey covering the marine sector fisherman is defined as one who is engaged in fishing activities, the active fisherman as one who is engaged in actual fishing, the fishermen population as the members belonging to a fisherman family including himself, the fishing village as the village where the fishermen population reside and the landing centre as the place where the fishing units land their catches.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Marine fisheries census; marine fishing villages; landing centres
Subjects:Marine Fisheries > Fisheries Resources
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:4726
Deposited On:17 Sep 2010 16:16
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