New National Policy on Marine Fisheries: Reviewing changes

With a coastline of 8,118 km, India harbours a huge potential for its aquaculture and fisheries industry and is already a major supplier and producer of fish in the world. As per National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), India is ranked third in fish production and second in aquaculture in the world. Fisheries contribute 1.07 per cent of […]

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Climate Change and Indian Marine Fisheries: Options for Adaptation

Global warming that is expected to occur over this century is not confined only to the atmosphere; the oceans would get warmer too. Over the next 50 years, temperatures in the Indian seas are expected to rise by 1 to 3°C (Fig. 1). The oceans are predicted to acidify, turn saline, and sea levels and […]

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