Pelagic Fisheries

• Appraisal of marine fisheries of various maritime states
• Evaluation of the fishery and resource characteristics of oil sardine, anchovies, mackerel, coastal and oceanic tunas, tuna live baits, billfishes, seerfishes, carangids, ribbonfishes and Bombayduck
• Stock assessment and management advice to concerned for judicious and sustainable exploitation of the pelagic resources
• Manages the database on the exploited marine living resources
• Multispecies analysis for ecosystem based fisheries management
• Tagging and recovery studies on tunas
• Studies on effect of climate change on fisheries
• Consultancy services
• Conduct of short term training courses
• Faculty for Ph.D programmes in Mariculture and Fisheries Science
• Participation in Community Fishery Development Programmes - augmentation of tuna production from Lakshadweep seas through installation of FADs and BFADs
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Reserach Projects

Xth Plan

In-house Research Projects (Completed by June 2005)
• PEL/CAP/1 Development of management strategies for sustainable fishery of sardines (Sardinella spp.)
• PEL/CAP/2 Development of management strategies for judicious harvesting of anchovies
• PEL/CAP/3 Development of management strategies for rational exploitation of seerfishes
• PEL/CAP/4 Development of management strategies for sustainable exploitation of tuna and billfish resources of Indian EEZ
• PEL/CAP/5 Development of management strategies and options for sustainable harvest of mackerels
• PEL/CAP/6 Development of management strategies and options for sustainable fishery of Bombayduck
• PEL/CAP/7 Monitoring of fishery and resource characteristics of exploited ribbonfish stocks and their management along the Indian coast
• PEL/CAP/8 Management of carangid resources of Indian EEZ
• PEL/BIOD/01 Taxonomy of marine pelagic finfishes

In-house Research Projects (2005-07)

• PEL/IDP/02 Appraisal of marine fisheries of Kerala
• PEL/IDP/02 Appraisal of marine fisheries of Karnataka & Goa
• PEL/IDP/02 Appraisal of marine fisheries of Lakshadweep

Sponsored Research Projects

• Integrated National Agricultural Resources Information System -NATP
• Augmentation of marine fish production in Lakshadweep using FADs-NATP
• Strategies and options for increasing and sustaining fisheries and aquaculture production to benefit poor household in Asia (ADB-RETA 5945) - WorldFish Center, Penang, Malaysia
• Impact, adaptation and vulnerability of Indian agriculture to climate change – ICAR National Network Project
• Tuna resources of the Indian EEZ – an assessment of growth and migratory patterns –DOD
• Resource assessment and biology of deep sea fishes along the continental slopes of Indian EEZ - DOD

Xl th Plan

In-house Research Projects

• Management advisories for sustaining marine fisheries of Kerala & Lakshadweep
• Management advisories for sustaining marine fisheries of Karnataka & Goa

Sponsored Research Projects

MoES
• Assessment of demersal fishery resources along continental slope
• Survey and assessment of fish eggs and larvae in the Indian seas

NAIP
• Oceanic Tuna and Squid fisheries in the Andaman and Lakshadweep Seas: A Value Chain Approach

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Salient achievements
Distribution of major pelagic finfish resources in the EEZ of India
Different types of craft
Dissemination of Information

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Eprints@CMFRI Digital Library Library Catalogue (OPAC) Scientific Publication of Staff
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