Prawn Fisheries of Karnataka

Dineshbabu, A P (2013) Prawn Fisheries of Karnataka. In: Handbook of Marine Prawns of India. Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 85-98.

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    Abstract

    Geographically, Karnataka state is wedged between the Western Ghats in the east and the Arabian Sea in the west. Karnataka is endowed with 300 km of coastline, 27,000 sq km of continental shelf, 87,000 sq km of EEZ and 8,000 ha of brackish water area. There are 156 fishing villages and 88 fish landing centres in the three coastal districts namely, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Uttara Kannada. There are 12 fishing harbours, five in Uttara Kannada and seven in Dakshina Kannada. The state has the largest purse seine fleet in the country and its dual trawl fleets, single day fleet (SDF) and multi-day fleet (MDF) are modern and dynamic.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Prawn Fisheries; Karnataka
    Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2013 10:17
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:55
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/9361

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