Is there over-fishing in Indian waters?

Banerji, S K (1969) Is there over-fishing in Indian waters? Indian Farming, 19 (9). pp. 57-58.

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Abstract

In view of the vast expanse of the sea it was believed that the resources of the sea are almost inexhaustible and ,ve can put in more and more fishing effort to get higher and higher yield. Sufficient evidence has, however, been accumulated to show that this belief is not true. With the advent of steam trawling, several nations began intensive fIshing in the North Sea towards the end of the nineteenth century and this resulted in rapid decline in the abundance of most of the species.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: over-fishing; Indian waters
Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Marine Fishing
Marine Fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2011 07:09
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:41
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/7007

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