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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2018, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part B

Different types of fishing gears used by the fishermen in “Kumri Beel” of Goalpara district, Assam


Author(s): Dr. Mofidul Islam and Mobarok Hussain

Abstract: The “Kumri beel” is situated on the southern bank of the Brahmaputra river in the Goalpara district of Assam. The beel serves as one of the vital livelihood option for the local communities as the beel is rich in fish diversity. A diverge range of fishing gears and method have been evolved over a long period of time by the fishermen in and around the Kumri beel to capture a wide range of fish species. In the present study an attempt has been made to record the different types of fishing gears and methods used by the fishermen in the beel. During the study 43 different types of fishing gears were recorded belongs to several categories. From the study it is evident that Fansi jal, Musari jal and Langi jal and koi jal are the most extensively used fishing gears in the beel.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Mofidul Islam, Mobarok Hussain. Different types of fishing gears used by the fishermen in “Kumri Beel” of Goalpara district, Assam. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2018;6(1):128-133.
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