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CMFRI’s GIS-based info to step up security at sea The Hindu dated 24th April 2017

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The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) here has developed a database of all fish landing centres along the Indian coast describing their location, types of fishing activity, seasonality, and extend of fishing operations, which will help enhance fishermen’s safety as well as the security of the country.\ud \ud The database, which was handed over to the Navy, would also help monitor intrusions into Indian waters from neighbouring countries, said a press release from the CMFRI here.\ud \ud A. P. Dineshbabu, principal scientist at the Mangalore Research Centre of the CMFRI, led a research team of 22 scientists and 85 other members. He said information about the landing centres and operational areas of fishing would be useful in identifying the regions where fishing activities were taking place and also in protecting the lives of fishermen

Topics: Library & Information Science, CMFRI News Clippings
Publisher: The Hindu
Year: 2017
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.cmfri.org.in:11716

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