VESSELS SURVEY OPERATIONS

PROGRESS OF SURVEY VESSELS - JANUARY 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 16 10000 Hooks 16 - - - - - Dry dock repairs at GSL, Goa. -
2 Blue Marlin TLL 20 14 8750 Hooks 14 20 17 10625 Hooks 17 10o-12o/91o-93o/515-3321 m - 1870
3 M. Vrushti TLL 20 16 10080 Hooks 16 - - - - - Afloat repairs -
4 M. Drushti TLL - - - - 14 6 3500 Hooks 6 13o-13o/60o/350-3229 m Loss of 4 days for towing the departmental vessel Samudrika and also due to the mixing of oil and water in the starboard side Auxiliary Engine sump. 392
5 M. Nireekshani BT 20 16 75 Hrs. 50 - - - - - Afloat repairs/renewal of wheel house top plates  -
6 MFV Sagarika BT 20 16 75 Hrs 50 20 16 72 Hrs. 48 12o --15o/73o - 74o/30-56 m  - 982
7 MFV Lavanika BT 20 16  75 Hrs. 50 - - - - - LSA/FFA survey -
8 M. Varshini BT 20 16 75 Hrs. 50 - - - - - Awaiting dock for drydock repairs -
9 MFV. Samudrika BT 20 16 75 50 18 8 34.5 Hrs. 23 13o --14o/80o /30-43 m  - 154
10 M. Shikari BT 20 16 75 Hrs. 50 20 15 54 Hrs. 36 16o --19o/82o - 84o/37-63 m  - 828
11 M. Darshini BT - - - - - - - - - Dry dock repairs. -
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
VESSEL SURVEY OPERATIONS -JANUARY 2018
Srl. No. Vessel Survey Operation details
1 Matsya Drushti

The vessel carried out for oceanic tuna and allied resources survey by deploying tuna long line survey (Lat.13o-13oN / Long.80oE ).  She was 14 days out at sea, 6 days fishing with total fishing efforts of 3500 Hooks and caught 392 kg.  The aggregate hooking rate was of 0.83% for Monofilament Tuna Long Lining and YellowFin hooking rate was 0.51%.

2 MFV Blue Marlin The vessel carried out for Oceanic Tuna and allied resources survey by deploying regular tuna longline gear in the area Lat.10o-12oN and Long.91o-93oE in the depth range 515-3321 m , 20 days out at sea and fishing survey for 17 days by expending fishing effort of 10625 hooks. Aggregate hooking rate was of 0.44% 
3 MFV  Sagarika The vessel sailed for demersal resource survey by bottom trawling, covering the area between Lat. 12o -15o N/ Long. 73oE - 74oE in the depth range of 30-56 m and carried out 72 Hrs. of effort in 20 days out at sea and 16 days of fishing. The catch was dominant by puffer followed by crabs squids and bulls eye.  
4 MFV Samudrika The vessel sailed for demersal resource survey by bottom trawling, covering the area between Lat. 13o -14oN/ Long.80oE in the depth range of 30-43 m and carried out 34.5 Hrs. of effort in 18 days out at sea and 8 days of fishing. The catch was 154 Kgs. Silver belly dominated the catch followed by lizard fish  
5 MFV Shikari The vessel sailed for demersal resource survey by bottom trawling, covering the area between Lat. 16o -19oN/ Long.82o-85oE in the depth range of 37-63 m and carried out 54 Hrs. of effort in 20 days out at sea and 15 days of fishing. The catch was 828 Kgs. Goat fishes dominated the catch followed by pony fishes, mackerels and sciaenids.  

   

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