VESSELS SURVEY OPERATIONS

PROGRESS OF SURVEY VESSELS - APRIL 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 - - - - - Dry dock repairs. -
2 Blue Marlin TLL 20 14 8750 Hooks 14 20 18 11250 Hooks 18 10o-12o/92o-95o/3236 m (max) - 1711
3 M. Vrushti TLL 20 16 10080 Hooks 16 - - - - - Dry dock repairs. -
4 M. Drushti TLL 20 14 8820 Hooks 14 - - - - - Dry dock repairs. -
5 M. Nireekshani BT 20 16 75 Hrs. 50 - - - - - Awaiting repairs to fuel injector pump of main AE/ awaiting procurement of Radio Telephone -
6 MFV Sagarika BT 20 16 75 Hrs 50 19 14 52.5 Hrs. 35 15o --18o/73o/30-52 m  - 1103
7 MFV Lavanika BT 20 16  75 Hrs. 50 9 7 18 Hrs. 14 9o --11o/75o-77o/20-52 m  Stern tube oil leakage/ ME fuel pump driving shaft bearing repair 20^
8 M. Varshini BT 20 16 75 Hrs. 50 - - - - - Dry dock repairs. -
9 MFV. Samudrika BT 20 16 75 50 20 17 75 Hrs. 50 10o-12o/79o-80o /28-63 m  - 750
10 M. Shikari BT 20 16 75 Hrs. 50 19 10 33 Hrs. 22 16o --20o/82o - 86o/32-104 m  - 1210
11 M. Darshini BT 20 16 75 Hrs. 50 - - - - - LSA/ FFA preparation is in progress. -
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 -APRIL 2018
Srl. No. Vessel Survey Operation details
1 MFV Blue Marlin The vessel sailed for surveying oceanic tunas in the eastern part of Andaman waters. The area covered was Lat. 10-12N/ Long.92-95E and the maximum depth was 3236 m. She was out for 20 days at sea and conducted 18 days of fishing with total fishing effort of 11250 hooks. The aggregate hooking rate was of 0.48 %.
2 MFV  Sagarika The vessel sailed for demersal resource survey by bottom trawling, covering the area lat. 15-18N/ long.73E in the depth range of 30-52 m and put an effort of 52.5 hrs. She was out at sea for 19 days and conducted 14 days of actual fishing. The catch was dominated by squilla followed by small crabs, shells and squids.    
3 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 20-52 m and put an effort of 18 hrs. She was out at sea for 9 days and conducted 7 days of actual fishing. The total catch recorded was 20 kg of small trash fishes which were ultimately thrown out.
4 MFV Samudrika The vessel sailed for demersal resource survey by bottom trawling, covering the area between Lat. 10-12N/ Long. 79-80E in the depth range of 28-63 m. The vessel was out at sea for 20 days and conducted 17 days of actual fishing by expending 75 hrs. The catch recorded was 750 kgs. Silverbellies dominated the catch followed by squids and lizard fishes.
5 MFV Shikari

The vessel sailed for demersal resource survey by bottom trawling, covering the area Lat. 16-20N/ Long.82-86E in the depth range of 32-104 m and put an effort of 33 hrs. She was out at sea for 19 days and conducted 10 days of actual fishing. The catch was dominated by catfishes followed by ponyfishes, silver grunts and short-tailed stingrays. 

   

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