Sustainability of marine fish production in Kerala-A Bioeconomic analysis

Aswathy, N and Shanmugam, T R and Ashok, K R (2011) Sustainability of marine fish production in Kerala-A Bioeconomic analysis. Journal of Fisheries Economics and Development, 12 (1). pp. 1-11.


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    The study has been undertaken in Kerala State in lndia with an - overall objective of analyzing the bioeconomic conditions of commercially exploited marine fishes for assessing their sustainability in the context of existing management practices. Maximum Sustainable Yield, Maximum Economic Yield and open access levels of yield and effort were analyzed using Gompertz-Fox growth model. The study concluded that the fishing effort exceeded the ecanomically optimal levels and there is unnecessary wastage of money, manpow and fuel in the fishing industry. The study stressed the urgent need for cap&lr@ fisheries management in the State which at present follows an open access fishery where regulations exist only in the form of seasonal -. closure in the monwan season

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Sustainability; marine fish production; Kerala; Bioeconomic analysis
    Subjects: Socio Economics and Extension > Fisheries Extension
    Marine Fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Extension
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2012 11:19
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:51

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