Status of fisheries development in West Bengal

Sawant, Paramita Banerjee and Sawant, B T and Chakraborty, S (2003) Status of fisheries development in West Bengal. Fishing Chimes, 23 (1). pp. 146-153.



The state of West Bengal having a coastline of 158 km, (including the Hoogly Matlah estuary), is endowed with a wide range of fishery resources from the Bay of Bengal right upto the Himalayan Foothills. (Table I). With an esti mated fishery population of 14.87 lakhs (2001 - '02), comprising both marine and inland.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Fisheries development; West Bengal
Subjects:Marine Fisheries
ID Code:6257
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:12 Nov 2010 12:50
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