Socio-economic scenario of marine fisheries in India - an overview

Sathiadhas, R (2006) Socio-economic scenario of marine fisheries in India - an overview. In: Proceedings of the International symposium on "Improved sustainability of fish production systems and appropriate technologies for utilization", 16-18 March, 2005, Cochin.


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Indian fisheries contribute about 1.4 % of GDP, and constitute about 4.6 % of agricultural GOP, Currently the marine fisheries sector produces about 2.6 million tonnes (2003) of fish per annum forming about 50 % of the total production. Diverse types of craft-gear combinations are operated by about 12.2-lakh fisher folk with regional and seasonal variations all along the Indian coastline of 8129 km.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Socio-economic scenario; marine fisheries; India
Subjects: Socio Economic and Extension
Marine Fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2011 11:23
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:45

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