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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 4, Part B

Traditional fishing crafts and gears of Ukai reservoir, Gujarat, India


Author(s): Dibakar Bhakta, Ranjan K Manna, W Anand Meetei, JK Solanki and RK Sah

Abstract: The present study deals with the Indigenous technical knowledge (ITK) related to fishing crafts and gears used in Ukai reservoir, Gujarat, India. Lots of works have been carried out regarding crafts and gears in freshwater sector of India but first kind of attempt has been made to document the crafts and gears used in Ukai reservoir. During the present survey (2014-2015), a total of 5 types of traditional crafts and 7 types of traditional gears being have been encountered from the reservoir. The recorded crafts were plank-built boat, catamaran, tin made boat, rubber tube platform and thermocol raft. Wide varieties of gears were recorded as gill net, cast net, drag net, hook and line, pole and line, scoop net and hand net.

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How to cite this article:
Dibakar Bhakta, Ranjan K Manna, W Anand Meetei, JK Solanki and RK Sah. Traditional fishing crafts and gears of Ukai reservoir, Gujarat, India. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. 2016; 4(4): 142-145.
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