Marine Fisheries along the Southwest Coast of India

Vivekanandan, E and Srinath, M and Pillai, V N and Immanuel, Sheela and Kurup, K N (2003) Marine Fisheries along the Southwest Coast of India. Assessment, Management and Future Directions for Coastal Fisheries in Asian Countries (1705). pp. 757-792.

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Abstract

Marine fisheries production in India has increased from 0.5 million t in 1950 to 2.47 million t in 1997. The gross value of fisheries landings in India was US$2.37 billion in 1997. The contribution of fisheries to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has risen from 0.7% in 1980 - 81 to 1.2% in 1994 - 95. The contribution to agricultural GDP has risen from 1.9% to 4%. Fisheries production also plays a critical role in food security and livelihood in rural areas

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Marine Fisheries; Southwest Coast of India
Subjects:Marine Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
ID Code:8512
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:23 May 2011 13:53
Last Modified:23 May 2011 13:53

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