Pair trawling at Sakthikulangara

Sijo Paul, (2011) Pair trawling at Sakthikulangara. Marine Fisheries Information Service (209). pp. 20-21.


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In 2011, the medium sized fishing boats operating from Sakthikulangara opted for a different mode of fishing. During this period, usually they used to have a good catch of Parapenaeopsis stylifera and other prawns but the catch existed for a shorter period. This prompted these fishermen to opt for a different mode called pair-trawling (local term Nikathipani), in which two boats operate as a single unit with 10-12 crew members.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pair trawling; Sakthikulangara
Subjects: Fishery Technology > Crafts & Gear
Marine Fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2012 07:38
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:53

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