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Title: A case study on economic aspects of fishing in Tiruchendur coast, Southeast Coast of India
Authors: Pitchaikani, J. Selvin
Lipton, A.P.
Keywords: Fishing effort;Fish landing;Economic aspect of fishing;Fisher folk
Issue Date: Nov-2017
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: In the present study, catch/unit, expenditure for one fishing trip, time spent for fishing per day, selling price and net profit for boat owners and fishermen were calculated on direct observations and direct interview with the boat owner and fishermen. This study was carried out for a period of six months along the coast off Tiruchendur, Southeast coast of India from January to June 2009. During this period, the types of gears and fishing grounds used by the Tiruchendur fishermen were also studied. Month wise fish landing from January to June were taken through direct observation during fish auction and direct interview with middleman and with Boat Owners. Fish caught per day and profit per sample boat per week / per month / person for six months period was also estimated.
Page(s): 2290-2294
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJMS Vol.46(11) [November 2017]

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