Socio economic study of two brackish water sites in the state of Kerala

Sathiadhas, R and Srinath, Krishna and Narayanakumar, R and Reghu, R (1995) Socio economic study of two brackish water sites in the state of Kerala. Technical Report. Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi.

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Abstract

Fisheries form arl important seg ment of the Indian economy in terms of income generation and employment contributed Rs 5082 crores at factor cost to India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 1992-93 . It also supports the livelihood of about 10 million people. The export earnings from fisheries in 1994-95 is Rs 3270 crores through the sales of lakh tonnes of sea food accounting for 3.2 percen t of the total export earnings. Prawn occupies major share in terms of quantity and value and is the potential variety for boosting our exports. With the declining prawn catch from capture fisheries, attention has been diverted to aquaculture.

Item Type:Monograph (Technical Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Socio economic study; brackish water site; Kerala
Subjects:Socio Economic and Extension
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Extension
ID Code:7060
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:28 Jan 2011 10:42
Last Modified:28 Jan 2011 10:42

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