VESSELS SURVEY OPERATIONS

PROGRESS OF SURVEY VESSELS - JULY 2018

Srl. No.

Vessel Fishing Type Target Days Achievement Days Area Operated (Lat / Long) & depth (m) Reasons for shortfall / non-operation Catch Recorded (Kgs)
Out Fishing Effort

No. of hauls

Out Fishing Effort No. of hauls
1 Yellow Fin TLL 20 14 8750 Hooks 14 20 3 800 Hooks 3 13o --14o/72o-74o/1099-1927m  ME sea water pump motor/ Fresh water hydrophore pump repairs/ Disembarkation of Deckhand. 15
2 Blue Marlin TLL - - - - - - - - - Afloat repairs -
3 M. Vrushti TLL 20 16 10080 Hooks 16 14 10 3500 Hooks 10 14o --18o/69o-72o/2307-3030m - 2698
4 M. Drushti TLL 20 15 9450 Hooks 15 20 12 7560 Hooks 12 14o --18o - 9.5
5 M. Nireekshani BT - - - - - - - - - Awaiting renewal of Automatic Identification System(AIS), LSA/FFA preparation under progress.  -
6 MFV Sagarika BT 10 8 37.5 Hrs 25 20 6 12 Hrs. 9 14-15o/73o/30-43 m  AE repairs/ Fresh water bunkering/ Disembarkation of the Scientist participant. 37
7 MFV Lavanika BT 20 16  75 Hrs. 50 20 10 39.17 Hrs. 26 9o --11o/75o-77o/21-49 m  Inclement weather. -
8 M. Varshini BT 20 16 75 Hrs 50 - - - - - Afloat repairs/ Dry dock repairs. -
9 MFV. Samudrika BT 20 16 75 Hrs 50 20 16 75 Hrs. 50 10o-13o /32-56 m  - 2209
10 M. Shikari BT 20 16 75 Hrs. 50 18 8 23.83 Hrs. 17 17o --19o/83o - 85o/32-57 m  - 1540
11 M. Darshini BT 20 16 75 Hrs. 50 - - - - - LSA/ FFA preparation is in progress/ Awaiting delivery of Automatic Identification System(AIS). -
Abbreviations used:  LSA-Life Saving Appliances;  FFA-Fire Fighting Appliances on board; M.E.- Main Engine;  MMD-Mercantile Marine Department; 
NOTE:  M-Matsya, TLL-Tuna Long Lining, BT-Bottom Trawling, MT-Midwater Trawling, MDSL-Modified Deep Set Longlining, SJ-Squid Jigging, # Squid Jigging under NAIP Project, $ Machine Hours, * Number of Hooks, @ As bite fish,          & - Immersion Hrs. of Experimental gill net fishing, ^ Catch discarded
VESSEL SURVEY OPERATIONS -JULY 2018
Srl. No. Vessel Survey Operation details
1 MFV YellowFin The vessel sailed for surveying oceanic tunas in the area 13-14N/ Long.72-73E in the depth range 1099-1927 m. She was out for 20 days at sea and conducted 3 day of fishing with total fishing effort of 800 hooks. The aggregate hooking rate was of 1.88 %.
2 Matsya Vrushti The vessel sailed for surveying oceanic tunas in the area between Lat. 14-18N/Long.69-72E in the depth range 2307-3030 m. She was out for 14 days at sea and conducted 10 days of fishing with total fishing effort of 3500 hooks. The aggregate hooking rate was of 3.43%.
3 MFV  Sagarika The vessel sailed for demersal resource survey by bottom trawling, covering the area lat.14-15N/ long.73E in the depth range of 30-43 m and put an effort of 12 hrs. She was out at sea for 20 days and conducted 6 days of actual fishing. The catch was dominated by jelly fish followed by eel.    
4 MFV Lavanika The vessel sailed for demersal resource survey by bottom trawling, covering the area lat. 9-11N/ long.75-77E in the depth range of 21-49 m and put an effort of 39.17 hrs. She was out at sea for 20 days and conducted 10 days of actual fishing.
5 MFV Samudrika The vessel sailed for demersal resource survey by bottom trawling, covering the area between Lat. 10-13N in the depth range of 32-56 m. The vessel was out at sea for 20 days and conducted 16 days of actual fishing by expending 75 hrs. The catch recorded was 2209 kgs. Jelly fish dominated the catch followed by decapterids, barracuda and nemipterids.
6 Matsya Drushti The vessel sailed for surveying oceanic tunas in the area 14-18N. She was out for 20 days at sea and conducted 12 day of fishing with total fishing effort of 7560 hooks. The aggregate hooking rate was of 0.07 %.
7 Matsya Shikari

The vessel sailed for demersal resource survey by bottom trawling, covering the area Lat. 17-19N/ Long.83-85E in the depth range of 32-57 m and put an effort of 23.83 hrs. She was out at sea for 18 days and conducted 8 days of actual fishing. The catch was dominated by ponyfishes followed by croakers, goat fishes  and threadfin breams. 

   

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