VESSELS SURVEY OPERATIONS

PROGRESS OF SURVEY VESSELS - JANUARY  2019

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 11 7 2800 Hooks 7 12o--14/o72o-73o/1098-2095m  Insufficient Fund for HSD. 49
2 Blue Marlin TLL - - - - - - - - - Annual Drydocking -
3 M. Vrushti TLL - - - - - - - - - Insufficient fund for HSD -
4 M. Drushti TLL 20 16 10080 Hooks 16 20 14 8820 Hooks 14 13o-17o /80o-84o/1488-3419 m - 778
5 M. Nireekshani BT - - - - - - - - - Underwent LSA/FFA Survey -
6 MFV Sagarika BT 20 16 75 Hrs. 50 20 15 55.3 Hrs. 37 12-15o/73o - 74o/30-57 m  Fresh Water  bunkering. 688
7 MFV Lavanika BT - - - - - - - - - Fuel pump coupling unit -
8 M. Varshini BT 20 16 75 Hrs. 50 3 1 3 Hrs. 2 9o/75o-76o/40-59 m LSA/FFA Survey 414
9 MFV. Samudrika BT 20 16 75 Hrs. 50 20 16 69 Hrs. 46 13o-16o /31-56 m  - 992.5
10 M. Shikari BT 20 15 75 Hrs. 50 - - - - - Split winch brake band (Air flux/Air coupling) repairs. -
11 M. Darshini BT 20 16 75 Hrs. 50 20 16 60 Hrs. 47 16o --19o/82o - 85o/38-135 m  - 2533
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 -JANUARY 2019
Srl. No. Vessel Survey Operation details
1 MFV YellowFin The vessel carried out survey for oceanic tuna and allied resources by deploying tuna long line survey in the area between Lat.12-14N/Long.72-73E.  She was out at sea for 11 days and conducted 7 days of actual fishing with total fishing effort of 2800 hooks in the depth range of 1098-2095 m. A total of 49 kgs of catch was recorded during the month. An aggregate hooking rate of 0.18% was recorded for all fishes.
2 MFV  Sagarika

T   The vessel sailed for demersal resource survey by bottom trawling, covering the area Lat. 12-15N/ Long.73-74E in the depth range of 30-57m and put an effort of 55.3 Hrs. She was out at sea for 20 days and conducted 15 days of actual fishing. The catch was dominated by Jelly Fish followed by squids, Balisted and carangids.   

3 MFV Matsya Varshini

The vessel sailed for demersal resource survey by bottom trawling, covering the area lat. 09-09N/ long.75-76E in the depth range of 40-59 m and put an effort of 3 hrs. She was out at sea for 3 days and conducted 1 days of actual fishing. A total of 414 kgs of catch was recorded during the month.

4 MFV Samudrika

T   The vessel sailed for demersal resource survey by bottom trawling, covering the area between Lat. 13-15N in the depth range of 31-56 m. The vessel was out at sea for 20 days and conducted 16 days of actual fishing by expending 69 hrs. The catch recorded was 992.5 kgs. Silver bellies dominated the catch followed by flat squids, carangids and terapon.

5 Matsya Drushti The vessel carried out survey for oceanic tuna and allied resources by deploying tuna long line survey in the South east coast area between Lat.13-17N/long.80-83E in the depth range of 1488-3419m.  She was out at sea for 20 days and conducted 14 day of actual fishing with total fishing effort of 8820 hooks. A total of 778 kgs of catch was recorded during the month. An aggregate hooking rate of 1.03% was recorded for all fishes and for yellow fin tuna it was 0.95%.
6 Matsya Darshini

The vessel sailed for the survey of shrimp and demersal finfish resources by 34m shrimp trawl and 45.6m expo model bottom trawl covering the area Lat. 16-19N/Long.82-85E in the depth range of 38-135 m. During the demersal trawl operation, a total of 26 hauls were made for demersal trawl and 21 hauls were made for mid-water trawl  by expending a fishing effort of 39 Hrs. and 21 Hrs. respectively. She was out at sea for 20 days and conducted 16 days of actual fishing (10 days demersal & 6 days mid-water trawl). A total of 2791 kgs of catch was recorded during the month.

   

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