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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2017, Vol. 5, Issue 3, Part C

A present scenario of seine nets fishing gears of pulicat coast, Tamil Nadu, India


Author(s): S Mariappan, S Felix and M Kalaiarasan

Abstract: Two different types of seine nets namely purse seine and shore seine were found to be operated in Pulicat coast. Purse seine operated only in marine and Shore seine operated only in brackish water of Pulicat lagoon. Purse seine locally called as Surukku valai and shore seine locally called as Badi valai or karai valai. Three different types of purse seine viz. purse seine with 18mm mesh size called Type-1, purse seine with 50mm mesh size called Type-2 and purse seine with 90mm of Type-3 were mostly deployed for fishing in marine. Totally around 123 numbers of purse seines and 38 numbers of shore seines were operated. Paadu is a traditional system of fishing practiced in fishing village of Pulicat it’s controlled by fishermen from three villages: Kottai Kuppam, Christian Kuppam and Andikuppam

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How to cite this article:
S Mariappan, S Felix, M Kalaiarasan. A present scenario of seine nets fishing gears of pulicat coast, Tamil Nadu, India. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2017;5(3):208-212.
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