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Contribution of CMFRI to research and development in marine fisheries of Andhra Pradesh

By V Sriramachandra Murty and K Rengarajan

Abstract

Andhra Pradesh is one of the biggest maritime States of India\ud having a coastline of about 980 km, a continental shelf area of 31,000\ud sq. km, 453 marine fishing villages and 280 landing centres along\ud nine coastal districts including two major functional fishing harbours\ud at Visakhapatnam and Kakinada with two others\ud at Bhukanapadu and Nizampatnarn coming tip.\ud The contribution of Andhra Pradesh to marine fish production is about 1,3 1,009 t ( 1985-1992) With several pelagic and demersal fin\ud and shell fish resources available off the coast, the state enjoys a prominent place in the marine fisheries of Indi

Topics: CMFRI, Marine Fisheries
Publisher: CMFRI; Kochi
Year: 1993
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.cmfri.org.in:5614

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