Development of Tuna Fisheries in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Pillai, N G K and Abdussamad, E M (2008) Development of Tuna Fisheries in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Proceedings of Brainstorming Session on Development of Island Fisheries . pp. 23-34.



The Andaman and Nicobar group of Islands consists of 572 islands, islets and rocky out crops and have an aggregate coastline of 1,912 km, which is about a fourth of the coastline of India. The continenta l she lf area is very limited with an estimated area of 16,000 sq. km and the sea is very deep within a few ki lometers from the shore. The Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) around the Islands encompasses around 0.6 sq. km, which is around 30% of the EEZ of India.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Tuna Fisheries; Andaman and Nicobar; Island
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries > Tuna fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:7551
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:23 Feb 2011 10:50
Last Modified:23 Feb 2011 10:50

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