Prawn fisheries Andhra Pradesh

Rao, G Sudhakara (2013) Prawn fisheries Andhra Pradesh. In: Handbook of Marine Prawns of India. Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 41-72.

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    CMFRI carried out census of marine fisheries in 2005. Accordingly, Andhra Pradesh has a marine fishermen population of 5.09 lakhs and 41,039 fishing crafts among which 24,386 are nonmechanized, 14,112 motorized, 2,541 mechanized and 1,802 are trawlers of different dimensions operating gill nets, trawl nets, drag nets and multitude of other fishing nets and gears. The state has all the infrastructure facilities like ice plants, processing plants and cold storages. There are 206 ice plants with a production capacity of 2,299 t/day, 29 freezing plants of 287 t/day capacity and cold storages of the capacity of 4,265 t at Visakhapatnam, Kakinada, Bhimavaram, Nellore and other places, all catering to the need of seafood export industry.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Andhra Pradesh; prawn fisheries
    Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2013 08:38
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:55

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