Fisheries

Deep distrust

Print edition : October 31, 2014

A view of the Aayikkara fish landing centre in Kannur district of Kerala. Photo: K.K. Mustafah

A catch of Tuna at the Visakhapatnam fishing harbour. The committee says there is great scope for expanding fishing at depths over 500 metres for tuna and tuna-like species. Photo: K.R. Deepak

Fishermen’s associations protest against an expert committee’s recommendation for a revision of the guidelines for deep-sea fishing in the Exclusive Economic Zone, saying it is “part of a conspiracy to sell India’s fisheries resources to big foreign and domestic companies”.
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