The fisheries wing of the department deals with schemes
for increase in fish production and providing more facilities to fishermen.
Statistics of fish production in the State.
Commonly found species of marine fish in the Karnataka
Coast are Indian Mackerel, seer, sardines shark, tuna, Skates and Rays,
Pomfrets, crabs, Prawns, Squides etc., Esuarine fishes- lady fish, mullets,
Commonly found species of inland fish are Cat fish,
common carp, silver carp, grass carp, major and minor carps, murrels, gambusia,
tilapia, mahseer etc.
At the field level the Department is headed by the Director of Fisheries.
Subsidy for purchase
Remission of central
exise duty on HSD used by mechanised fishing craft
Maintenance of fishing harbour & landing centres
installation of life saving equipment of fishing boats
Training and Estension
Matsya Ashraya Scheme
Vikasa Yojane – Fisheries
Fisheries link roads
Supply of Fishery
requisite kits (New)
and other works
jetties and landing centers – Centrally sponsored scheme
Renoation of fishing
Fisheries link roads, bridges and jetties with NABARD