Structural change in the traditional fishery of Kerala and its socio economic implications

Panikkar, K K P and Scariah, K S and Andrews, Joseph (1998) Structural change in the traditional fishery of Kerala and its socio economic implications. Techological Advancement in Fisheries. pp. 529-537.

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    Abstract

    Motorization of traditional fishing craft has paved the way for a structural change in the artisanal fishery of Kerala. During the mid eighties the traditional sector started operating mini purse seines (Ring seine) and mini trawl nets and consequently the traditional gears in vogue for decades have been either disappeared or thoroughly modified. These two gears together contributed to more than 80% of the traditional landings. Hence the traditional fishing scenario has been completely changed which resulted in far reaching developments in the artisanal fishery sector.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Structural change; traditional fishery; Kerala; socio economic implications
    Subjects: Socio Economics and Extension > Fisheries Economics
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2011 09:59
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:45
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/7738

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