Marine fisheries along the southwest coast of India

@inproceedings{Vivekanandan2003MarineFA,
  title={Marine fisheries along the southwest coast of India},
  author={Euraj N. Vivekanandan and Meghna Srinath and Vijayakumar Narayana Pillai and S. Sugantharajan Immanuel and K. Narayana Kurup},
  year={2003}
}
Marine fisheries production in India has increased from 0.5 million t in 1950 to 2.47 million t in 1997. The gross value of fisheries landings in India was US$2.37 billion in 1997. The contribution of fisheries to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has risen from 0.7% in 1980 - 81 to 1.2% in 1994 - 95. The contribution to agricultural GDP has risen from 1.9% to 4%. Fisheries production also plays a critical role in food security and livelihood in rural areas. The southwest (SW) coast, while only… CONTINUE READING

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