Coastal management to protect the fisheries resources of Gujarat coast - a case study

Deshmukh, Geetanjali and Shyam, S Salim and Sen Gupta, R (2001) Coastal management to protect the fisheries resources of Gujarat coast - a case study. In: Fisheries economics research and education in India: an overview ., 2001, --.

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    Abstract

    Gujarat, a unique maritime state has the longest coastline of 1 ,663 km length and characterized by presence of two gulfs namely the Gulf of Kachchh and the Gulf of Khambhat. The four major rivers of Gujarat (Sabarmati, Mahi, Narmada and Tapti) discharged 70387 Mm3IYear to the Gulf of Khambhat as of 1975. Since then several dams have been constructed on these rivers and their tributaries reducing the volumes of the outflow. It can, safely be assumed that the outflow of nutrient-laden silt from these rivers has, also reduced proportionately/ significantly changing the hydrological cycles.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Coastal management; fishery resource; Gujarat coast
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Fisheries Resources
    Marine Fisheries > Fisheries Management
    Aquaculture > Fisheries Management
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2011 09:53
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:43
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/7386

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