inland fisheries

Socio-economic survey to be undertaken of Kerala fisherfolk

September 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 (IANS) Kerala Fisheries Minister K. Babu Thursday allocated Rs.1.71 million for a socio-economic survey of the state's fisherfolk."The situation today is that there are no proper statistics ... Read more...

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Here’s the catch on Kerala’s fishing industry (To go with ‘Kerala fishermen’s daily tryst with danger’)

February 20th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kerala's rivers, backwaters and other brackish water bodies endow it with a multitude of fish, besides the marine life bestowed by the sea. Here is "the catch" on the fishing industry:- ... Read more...

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Kerala fishermen’s daily tryst with danger

February 20th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) News of two innocent Indian fishermen being shot dead by Italian sailors off the Kerala coast caused a national outrage that resulted in their arrest. But ... Read more...

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Meghalaya plans fish farming for poor

June 30th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 30 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday announced the launch of an Israeli-supported scheme to provide livelihood to rural poor in fish farming."The Aquaculture Mission will be ... Read more...

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Time to focus on freshwater fish, is India listening?

October 25th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Nagoya (Japan), Oct 25 (IANS) Fishermen and policymakers alike are worried because many marine fisheries have lost 90 percent of their stocks. What is often forgotten is that inland freshwater ... Read more...

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Chinese fishes gaining popularity in Jammu and Kashmir

August 1st, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatJammu and Kashmir, August 1 (ANI): Chinese fishes are gaining popularity among locals and authorities in the Kashmir valley, as they are easier to breed and cheaper than other meats, ... Read more...

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57 new European freshwater fish discovered

November 15th, 2007 - 6:39 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Biologists have discovered 57 new freshwater species in the rivers and lakes of Europe, which is more than previously thought. The findings lengthen Europe's list of freshwater fish ... Read more...

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