Indian Journal of Animal Research

  • Chief EditorK.M.L. Pathak

  • Print ISSN 0367-6722

  • Online ISSN 0976-0555

  • NAAS Rating 6.50

  • SJR 0.263

  • Impact Factor 0.4 (2024)

Frequency :
Monthly (January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December)
Indexing Services :
Science Citation Index Expanded, BIOSIS Preview, ISI Citation Index, Biological Abstracts, Scopus, AGRICOLA, Google Scholar, CrossRef, CAB Abstracting Journals, Chemical Abstracts, Indian Science Abstracts, EBSCO Indexing Services, Index Copernicus
Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 54 issue 9 (september 2020) : 1159-1164

Analysis of Fish Production Status and Marketing Structure in Aliyar Reservoir, Tamil Nadu

T. Gowsalya, V. Kanaga, M. Mohamed Faizullah
1Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Nagapattinam-611 002, Tamil Nadu, India.
Cite article:- Gowsalya T., Kanaga V., Faizullah Mohamed M. (2019). Analysis of Fish Production Status and Marketing Structure in Aliyar Reservoir, Tamil Nadu. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 54(9): 1159-1164. doi: 10.18805/ijar.B-3875.
The present study is an attempt to document production trend and marketing channels in Aliyar reservoir. Secondary data were analysed and reported that the Annual Growth Rate of stocked fish production (IMC and Common carp) decreased by 16%, but an attractive issue was that AGR of non-stocked fish production (exotic and indigenous species) increased by 49%. Mrigal was observed to dominate in total fish production. The study revealed that negative relationship (r -0.4416) existed between total seeds stocked and fish production, while positive relationship was observed in species wise fish production of Rohu (r 0.6557), Mrigal (r 0.8736) and Common carp (r 0.5991) except Catla which proved that stocking density influences production of these fish species. Catla production was negatively (r -0.2141) correlated with stocking density. Hence, this study recommends that reduction in stocking density of Catla seeds may help improve total fish yield. The present study revealed that the reservoir has well organized marketing system with 31 fresh fish marketing stalls.
  1. Anon, (2006). Handbook of Fisheries Statistics. Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. New Delhi, 182.
  2. Anonymous, (2012-2017). TNFDC Ltd., Aliyar Reservoir, Primary Record (unpublished data).
  3. Anonymous, (2015-16). Tamil Nadu State Fisheries Department.
  4. Chalak, A. D. (2014). Studies on Some Aspects of Fish and Fisheries of Bhavthana Reservoir in Beed District, Maharashtra. Ph.D Thesis, Post Graduate Department of Zoology, Yogeshwari Mahavidyalaya, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Ambajogai, Maharashtra.
  5. Chrispin, C.L., Ananthan, P.S., Sugunan, V.V., Ramasubramanian, V., Panikkar, P., Landge, A.T. (2016). Fisheries and management status of Pechiparai Reservoir in TamilNadu. Curr. World Environ. 11(1): 233-242.
  6. Debnath, B., Krishnan, M., Ananthan, P. S., Debnath, B., Sharma, A., Sharma, R. (2015). Fisheries of Gumti (Dumboor) Reservoir in Tripura: production, performance and management. Indian J. Fish., 62(3): 14-20.
  7. FAO. (2016). The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture. Rome.
  8. Jhingran, A. G. (1988). Reservoir fisheries in India. Journal of the Indian Fisheries Association. 18: 261-273.
  9. Katiha, P. K., Sharma, A. P., Chandra, G. (2013). Institutional arrangements in fisheries of Ganges River system. Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management. 16(4): 465-472.
  10. Keshave, J. V., Ananthan, P.S., Landge, A. (2014). Fish and fisheries management status of Itiadoh reservoir, Maharashtra State. Ecology, Environment and Conservation. 20(4): 1653-1659.
  11. Paul, T.T., Palaniswamy, R., Manoharan, S., Unnithan, U., Sarkar, U.K. (2017). Management strategies for reservoir fisheries. J. of Aqua. Res. Dev. 8(6): 492-495.
  12. Piska, Shankar, R., Devi, B. S., Chary, D. (2000). The Present status of fisheries of Ibrahimbagh, a minor reservoir of Hyderabad. Fishing Chimes. 20(2): 41-43.
  13. Prabhakar, N.A. (2011). Study of fishers’ livelihood and fisheries management in Girna, Yedgaon and Manikdoh reservoir region in Maharashtra, M.F.Sc. thesis, CIFE, Mumbai.
  14. Sarder, M. R. I., Jensen, K. T., Islam, M. F., Simonsen, V. (2014). Growth performance of Indian Major Carps and their hybrids in Polyculture in Bangladesh, Journal of Applied Aquaculture. 26(2): 157-168.
  15. Selvaraj, C., Murugesan, V.K., Unnithan, V.K. (1997). Ecology based fisheries management in Aliyar reservoir, Bulletin No. 72, Central Inland Capture Fisheries Research Institute, Barackpore. ICAR publication. 
  16. Sugunan, V. V., Sinha, M. 2000. Guidelines for small reservoir fisheries management in India, Bulletin No. 93. Central Inland Capture Fisheries Research Institute, ICAR, Barrackpore, Westbengal.
  17. Umadevi, P. P. (2015). Development of A Decision Support System for the Aliyar Reservoir of Parambikulam-Aliyar Project, India. Ph.D thesis. School of Civil Engineering. Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences. Karunya University, Coimbatore - 641114, INDIA.

Editorial Board

View all (0)