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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 6, Part D

Fishing craft and gears in Kallepalli and Kalingapatnam estuaries, of Nagavali and Vamsadhara rivers Srikakulam districts of Andhra Pradesh, India


Author(s): Sridhar D and Ramaneswari K

Abstract: The present study deals with the different fishing craft and gears implemented for fishery purpose in Kallepalli and Kalingapatnam estuaries. The study of fishing craft and gears of these estuaries were conducted for a period of two years from June 2012 to May 2014. The investigation revealed that the fisherman use one craft i.e. the wooden boat in both estuaries. and six type of gears i.e. Gill net, Cast net, Drag net, Push net, Three layers net and Mara vala are used in both estuaries. Fixed stake gillnet is used in Kalingapatnam estuary of Vamsadhara river only. The investigation is documented for the first time in the Kallepalli and Kalingapatnam estuaries.

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How to cite this article:
Sridhar D and Ramaneswari K. Fishing craft and gears in Kallepalli and Kalingapatnam estuaries, of Nagavali and Vamsadhara rivers Srikakulam districts of Andhra Pradesh, India. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. 2016; 4(6): 276-278.
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