Status, prospects and management of pelagic fisheries in India

Pillai, N G K (2006) Status, prospects and management of pelagic fisheries in India. 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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The annual pelagic fish production in India increased from 0.3 million t (mt) during 1950 to 1.4 mt in 2003 registering more than four fold increase. The potential yield from the pelagic resources of the EEZ is estimated to be 1.92 mt. During the last decade pelagic finfish resources contributed 46-56 % (average 51 %) of the total production. Almost 70 % of the production was obtained from within 50m depth zone.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: pelagic fisheries; management; India
Subjects: Pelagic Fisheries
Marine Fisheries > Fisheries Management
Aquaculture > Fisheries Management
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2011 11:38
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:45

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