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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 6, Part F

Indigenous fishing crafts and gears of Krishna River with respect to Sangli district of Maharashtra, India


Author(s): Amit A Kokate, Bhosale BP, Metar SY, Chogale ND, Pawar RA and Nirmale VH

Abstract: The present study was conducted to study different types of craft and gears used by local fisher folk within the five selected stations in 105 km stretch of River Krishna in the Sangli District of Maharashtra. Five types of fishing crafts and four gears were identified from the region and their dimensions vary from place to place. The crafts were Coracle, Fibre glass boat, Plastic cans, Thermocol raft, and Rubber tube platform. The gears were Gill net, caste net, hook and line and box trap.

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How to cite this article:
Amit A Kokate, Bhosale BP, Metar SY, Chogale ND, Pawar RA and Nirmale VH. Indigenous fishing crafts and gears of Krishna River with respect to Sangli district of Maharashtra, India. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. 2016; 4(6): 434-438.
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