Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 44 Issue 1&2

Growth performance of marine fisheries in Gujarat- Dissaggregate Analysis

R. L. Shiyani

This account gives the district wise and species wise growth and instability of marine fisheries in Gujarat. The data pertaining to the district wise marine fish production and total number of mechanised and non-mechanised boats in Gujarat were collected and compiled from the Fisheries Dept., Govt. of Gujarat, for the period 1960-98. The study indicated that at Junagadh, Kutch and Jamnagar districts the total marine fish production has increased over the years, whereas drastic decline was observed in Valsad and Amreli districts.

Date : 30-12-2002