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Awareness status of Fishermen in Maheshwar tehsil, Dist. Khargone, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Zoology, Govt. P.G. College Khargone MP, INDIA
  • 2Department of Zoology, Govt. P.G. College Khargone MP, INDIA

Res. J. Animal, Veterinary and Fishery Sci., Volume 2, Issue (3), Pages 30-33, March,24 (2014)


Found that distribution of total fisherfolks 290 and the number of fisherfolk household highest in Maheshwar and Mandleshwar respectively and minimum in Jalkoti still the fishermen are using traditional methods of fishing i.e. Riverine fishing, but the things now changed from flowing lotic water. This study was done to assess fundamental status of fishermen during the year from Jan- 2012 to Dec. 2012 and the result found that data of fishermen population involved in fishing and the total population of the villagers in the Maheshwar tehsil of Khargone district, ranges from Jalkoti to Katargaon and it was to stagnant lantic water source. Fishermen generally come under low socio-economic stratum of society and their profession regarding as cheapest mean of all trades of profession. Because they are lacking of real fisheries training. Thus they require basic course through scientific techniques and their utilization and conservation of water resources. Thus to create a general awareness in fisheries potential in regards of resource conservation and utilization farming system, processing and product development.


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