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Goa: Marine fish landings in Goa reduced by around 55%: CMFRI by Nida Sayed May 06,2016   |  Source: The Times of India

Goa's performance in overall marine fish production was unimpressive with Goa having shared only 2% of the total marine fish landings in India in 2015, with a contribution of 68,561 tonnes. Compared to the landings in 2014, the marine fish landings in Goa reduced by around 55%. This was revealed in the recently released report by the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI). The report further revealed that in Goa, the dominance of mackerel followed by oil sardine was noticed as similar to Karnataka. About 88.9% of total catch of the state was contributed by mechanized sector and mechanized purse seine played a significant role among all gears.


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