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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2021, Vol. 9, Issue 2, Part D

Flood is blessing for fish production in natural fisheries: An explorative study in the fishermen of Brahmaputra and Barak valley of Assam


Author(s): Pankaj Jyoti Hazarika

Abstract: Floods are a very regular phenomenon in Assam annually. The state gets a lot of downpour in the rainy season. Subsequently every one of the enormous water ways, beels, low lying zones and lakes are loaded up with water. Flood is a fundamental for fish creation in the natural fisheries in Assam. The fisheries of Assam get covered in the government authorized Natural River and Beel fisheries of Sivasagar, Nagaon and Cachar locale of Assam. The three regions are chosen based on geographical set up, huge quantities of enrolled fisheries and huge measures of income and homogenous nature of fishermen. Fisheries are a very good source of employment for the rural people of Assam. The only money needed in this system is in fish activities, not for increasing the fish production fairs greatly without intervention. Moreover, co-operative groups, NGOs, self help groups are thought to be prominent helpers of the fishing community. Also, flood seems to be a blessing for Assam’s fish production. The aim of the paper is to inspect the main drivers of expanding fish profitability in the regular fisheries in Brahmaputra and Barak valley during the time of flood in the state and the study the government measures for increasing fish productivity in the state. The paper also aims to find out how much impact can government measures generate in the enhance system of fish production in the state and how effective can it be. Therefore, the study is explorative in nature.

DOI: 10.22271/fish.2021.v9.i2d.2461

Pages: 255-260  |  29 Views  5 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Pankaj Jyoti Hazarika. Flood is blessing for fish production in natural fisheries: An explorative study in the fishermen of Brahmaputra and Barak valley of Assam. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2021;9(2):255-260. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/fish.2021.v9.i2d.2461
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