Pelagic Fisheries of India

Pillai, N G K (2006) Pelagic Fisheries of India. In: Handbook of Fisheries and Aquaculture. Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, pp. 56-77.


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India has been one among the top 10 fish-producing countries of the world since 1960: with its position oscillating between the third and the sixth rank. Currently India occupies the third position, contributing about 4.8 I % (6.2 million tonnes including inland and marine production) to the world fish production of about 128.8 million tonnes. The marine fish production in India had reached 2.72 million tonnes in 1997 due to mechanization of crafts. motorization of country crafts, commencement of the stay-over fishing, and improvements in gears and related infrastructural facilities, which were introduced at different periods since late I 950s.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pelagic Fisheries; India
Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2011 11:21
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:45

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