Artificial Reefs and its Importance in Marine Fisheries Management

Edward, Loveson and Ghosh, Shubhadeep (2014) Artificial Reefs and its Importance in Marine Fisheries Management. Fishing Chimes, 34 (5-6). pp. 26-27.

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    Nowadays the need for artificial reefs is growing in India, since the fishery resources of the inshore areas are being intensively exploited. There is a considerable increase in the fishing effort, especially by mechanised vessels all along the Indian coast. Heavy competition among different kinds of fishing vessels has led to reduced incomes and moreover, in a multi species fishery, management measures like seasonal fishing ban adopted for conservation will have a limited effect. In this context, artificial reefs as a device for increasing the fish biomass gets importance.

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Fisheries Management
    Aquaculture > Fisheries Management
    Divisions: CMFRI-Visakhapatnam
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2016 05:38
    Last Modified: 27 Jul 2016 05:38

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