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Commissioner of Fisheries

Gujarat state is at the top position in Fisheries as is at the west coast of India and it covers 1/5th part of India along the coast as well as it is exclusive economic zone. It contributes about 20% of total marine production. There are abundant Inland fisheries opportunities in Gujarat because of 6 large reservoirs and small water bodies and Sardar Sarovar command area.


Various schemes under Marine Fisheries

Farmers should do to Marine Fisheries

When gujarat state got the constitutional status on 1st may, 1960 and got separated from Mumbai, the Fisheries department started with around 3531 boats. Out of which 314 boats were operational with machines and the remaining 3217 boats were operational without machines. Sea production was around 79412 million tons. And its total estimate was around 175,75 lakhs. At present the number of boats have increased and gone up to 36090. Out of which 23927 are machine operated boats and 12163 are operated without machines. And sea production is increased to around 6,92,488 million tons. And its total estimate was around 394488.65 lakhs

Various schemes under Inland Fisheries

In past inland fisheries was considered as day dreaming and it was just for catching fish type of fisheries and that type of fisheries was majorly done by fishermen living on the sea coast. Inland fisheries have opened new doors to boost manufacturing related to fisheries.

Various schemes under Brackish Water Aquaculture

6000 km of coastline of India Approximately 14.2 lakh hectares of saline belts in the area are available for development of Brackish Water fisheries. In addition to using the infested waste land in this coastal area to increase the production of fishery, "Shrimp" which is very important at international level and earning foreign money by fisheries in Brackish Water. A good production can be achieved by raising it. To meet the demands of the international market, our country's development areas have developed and there is a great need for fisheries. In Gujarat state having approx. 89,000 hectares more suitable for Brackish Water aquaculture.

Important Fisheries and Description

  • Trade Name: Black Pomfret
  • Scientific Name: Parastromateus niger
  • Gear Used: Gill net and Trawl net
  • Peak Season: August to December
  • Distribution: West and East costs of India
  • Areas of Abundance: Maharastra and Gujarat coasts
Black Pomfret
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