Trawl fishing in India

Rao, K Virabhadra (1968) Trawl fishing in India. In: Proceedings of the Indo Pacific Fisheries Council, 14-25 October 1968, Brisbane, Australia.

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Abstract

Attempts at offshore fishing by trawlers since 1900 and the results obta inec are described. In the first half of this century some useful information on the trawling grounds was gathered but all efforts at commercial offshore fishing operations f ailed. Since about 1950 remarkable progress in offshore fishing operations has been made. The regiona l abundance of fish catches and the extent of trawling operations conducted at present from different bases are discussed. The nonavailability o f sufficient numbers of seaworthy fishing vessels has hampered intensive exploratory and commercial fishing operat ions in recent years

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Trawl fishing; India
Subjects:Fishery Technology > Fishing
Fishery Technology > Crafts & Gear
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Pelagic Fisheries
ID Code:8290
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:21 Apr 2011 12:28
Last Modified:21 Apr 2011 12:28

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