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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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
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 23 May 2011 08:23
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:49

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