Marine fishery resources of India

Jones, S (1969) Marine fishery resources of India. Indian Farming, 19 (9). pp. 19-21.

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Abstract

With the long coast line along the mainland itself besides the rich areas surrounding the AndamanNicobar Islands and the Laccadive Archipelago, with the fairly wide continental shelf and slope and with the expansive high seas extending beyond, India has rich marine fishery resources, chiefly constituted by varied species of fishes and crustaceans. There arc also ample ancillary resources like the utilizable mdluscs, corals, sponges, echinoderms and seaweeds. The marine fish production of India is about 4o per cent of the total of slightly over 2 million metric tons, coming from all the countries bordering the Indian Ocean.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Marine fishery resources; India
Subjects:CMFRI
Marine Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Mandapam
ID Code:7001
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:17 Jan 2011 12:50
Last Modified:17 Jan 2011 12:50

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