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SAMUDRA News AlertsGlobal meet on mackerel genetics

Fisheries experts from eight countries will meet in Kochi, India, on Tuesday for...

Sea turtles endangered by artisanal fish...

Sea turtles are threatened by ongoing artisanal fishing, due to incidental by-ca...

Evicted Indian fisherfolk seek restorati...

Around 10,000 poor fishermen who were evicted from Jambudwip, an isolated island...

Fisheries is an important sector in India--it provides...

employment to millions of people and contributes to food security of the country. With a coastline of over 8,000 km, an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of over 2 million sq km,

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Coastal Aquaculture Authority, Government of India

Theme(s) : Government Ministries and Department.


The Coastal Aquaculture Authority Act, 2005 (24 of 2005) enacted by the Central Government on 23 June 2005 provides for the establishment of the Coastal Aquaculture Authority for regulating the activities connected with coastal aquaculture in coastal areas and matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

National Fisheries Development Board

Theme(s) : Government Ministries and Department.


Sea Safety Southeast Asia

Theme(s) : Disaster Management.


Provides a detailed study on marine accidents in Tamil Nadu, by SIFFS

Planning Commission, Government of India

Theme(s) : Government Ministries and Department.


Machimar Adhikar Sangharsh Samiti (MASS), Kutch, Gujarat

Theme(s) : Fishworker Organizations/Non governmental Organizations.