Last modified at 15/07/2018 00:59 by System Account
H. D. Kumaraswamy
Government of Karnataka
State has 320 Km long coast line along with 27000 Sq. km continental shelf area,
5.65 lakh hectares of various inland water resources and has vast scope for fisheries development.
The brackish water area of 8000 hectares also provides good scope for shrimp/fish
culture. There are about 9.61 lakh fishermen in the state of which 3.28 lakh
fishermen in marine and 6.33 lakh fishermen are in inland who are involved in
various fisheries activities. During the year 2013-14, the total fish
production of the state is 5.55 lakh tonnes which contributes to 5.8% of the national
fish production. Karnataka is in 6th position in marine fish
production and 9th position in inland fish production when compared
to fish production in the country. Read more....