Sign up for JPG+ to start using collections now!
Photo license: © All rights reserved
Being a good economic prosperity of fishery potential in Chilka Lake, over one-lakh fishermen from 114 villages depending the Lake. Annual catch on an average is 6000 tons, having a composition of prawns (28%), clupeids (12%), catfish (12%), mullets (20%), perches (12%) and others (threadfins, scianids, crabs,etc)(16%). Prawn fishery is the most important one, which accounts for 30% of the total revenue obtained from fishery( 100 million rupees). The important captured prawn includes Penaeus monodon, P.indicus, P.semisulcatus, Palaemon rudis, Metapenaeus monoceros.
In the Chilka lake photo essay.
Also by Saroj Swain
Please Login or Sign Up
Login or Sign Up
Need contest credits? Get 'em here!
Select a Shoot Out contest credit package below.