Shark finning: are Indian waters becoming a graveyard for sharks?

Dhaneesh, K V and Zacharia, P U (2013) Shark finning: are Indian waters becoming a graveyard for sharks? Journal of Indian Ocean Studies, 21 (3). pp. 358-374.

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    Abstract

    Trawl nets account for major share of shark landings in lndia followed by gill nets. New Ferry Wharf and Sassoon Dock in Mumbai, Pudumanai Kuppam in Andhra Pradesh, Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu and Veraval in Gujarat are centres of shark landings by trawl net and gill net. Shakthikulangara and Kochi in Kerala are centres for gill net landings. There are more than 800 boats engaged in shark fishing in just one Thoothoor region of Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Shark finning; Indian waters; sharks;
    Subjects: Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs > Conservation
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Demersal Fisheries
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2014 10:28
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:57
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/9824

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