DATABASE
DATABASE

With the data generated in surveys over the decades, the FSI has built up a strong database on fishery resources in the Indian EEZ. The current data holding in electronic format consists of Catch Data of 89443 records and Species Data of 373234 records  as on 31/03/2014. About 2500 records are being added annually to the data storage consisting Catch Data and Species Data. 

FISHING VESSELS SURVEY DETAILS TILL 31-03-2014

(Data projected here was purely FSI survey data collected by FSI Scientist participants during the Survey Programmes of the respective Vessels and the area covered was based on the Stratified Random Sampling Method)

BOTTOM TRAWLING

Vessel Name No. of Hauls Catch (Kgs.) Effort (Hrs.)
Matsya Nireekshani 13649 3777807 24230.50
Matsya Shikari 8010 2415064 14127.50
Matsya Varshini 6388 1686552 9793.05
Matsya Darshini 3823 1009235 6561.41
Matsya Jeevan 7457 1158239 12919.41
Matsya Shakti 6276 1147649 11461.41
Matsya Vishwa 8745 1561395 15194.12
Samudrika 5113 345914 7560.57
Sagarika 3999 223010 5905.45
Lavanika 3181 190755 5088.46
Matsya Mohini 7174 1744575 11883.11

MID-WATER TRAWLING

Vessel Name No. of Hauls Catch (Kgs.) Effort (Hrs.)
Matsya Shikari 28 3129 40.55
Matsya Varshini 152 6402 265.21
Matsya Darshini 2925 209119 3322.10
Matsya Shakti 83 12507 274.33
Sagarika 127 756 134.55

TUNA LONG LINING

Vessel Name No. of Hauls Catch (Kgs.) Hooks (Nos') Hooking Rate
Matsya Harini 1011 190936 432582 2.00
Matsya Sugundhi 924 398090 527412 3.78
Matsya Vrushti  759 51500 412521 0.76
Matsya Drushti 1134 56650 646210 0.47
Blue Marlin 2890 618103 1641618 1.32
Yellow Fin 2090 213523 1102095 0.89

SHARK LONG LINING

Matsya Harini 166 11446 57039 0.92

BOTTOM SET PERCH LONG LINING

Vessel Name No. of Hauls Catch (Kgs.) Hooks (Nos') Hooking Rate
Matsya Harini 456 1123 142546 0.60
Blue Marlin 286 7065 87010 2.51

TRAP FISHING

Vessel Name No. of Hauls Catch (Kgs.)
Matsya Varshini 39 485
Matsya Vishwa 31 22
Matsya Sugundhi 679 3258

PURSE SEINING

Vessel Name No. of Hauls Catch (Kgs.)
Matsya Varshini 213 180366
Matsya Darshini 127 38007
Matsya Harini 59 10075

SQUID JIGGING

Vessel Name No. of Hauls Catch (Kgs.)

Matsya Sugundhi

814 94687

HAND LINING

Vessel Name No. of Hauls Catch (Kgs.)

Matsya Sugundhi

539 820

DATA PRODUCTS

The data collected are processed and published in the form of  Resource Information Series, Bulletins, Reports, Charts, Atlases, Occasional papers etc. from time to time.  These data products cater to the needs of a wide spectrum of end users. For details go to Publications.

EXTENSION AND USER INTERACTION

Besides dissemination of survey findings in the form of publications, FSI organizes workshops, open houses and exhibitions in different maritime states for the benefit of fishermen, fishing boat operators and those engaged in fishing and allied activities. At the national level, symposia and workshops are organized as a platform for interaction with the industry, development agencies, R&D institutions, scientists, administrators and policy makers.