VESSELS SURVEY OPERATIONS

PROGRESS OF SURVEY VESSELS - APRIL 2017

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 10 3350 Hooks 10 10o-13o/71o-73o /1230-1930 m - 117
2 Blue Marlin TLL 20 16 10000 Hooks 16 19 13 8125 Hooks 13 10o-13o/93o-95o /752-3115 m The Vessel sailed back to Port Blair on 18.04.2017 from fishing ground for engine side repairs and resumed on 20.04.2017 472
3 M. Vrushti TLL 20 16 10080 Hooks 16 - - - - - Vessel was laid up for want of storm value renewal -
4 M. Drushti TLL 20 14 8820 Hooks 14 20 14 8820 Hooks 14 14o-18o/1200-3625 m - 50
5 M. Nireek00shani BT 20 16 75 Hrs 50 - - - - - - -
6 MFV Sagarika BT 20 16 75 Hrs. 50 20 17 72.05 Hrs 49 15 -17o /72o-73o/31-59 m  - 644
7 MFV Lavanika BT 20 16  75 Hrs. 50 - - - - - The Vessel Idle due to properller shaft bearing repairs & awaiting dock -
8 M. Varshini BT 20 16 75 Hrs. 50 20 16 59.83 41 09o-10o/75o-76o /29-40 m  - 512
9 MFV. Samudrika BT - - - - - - - - - Dry-docking repairs -
10 M. Shikari BT 20 16 75 Hrs. 50 - - - - - Drydock repairs -
11 M. Darshini BT 20 16 75 Hrs. 50 18 13 58.5 Hrs. 39 16o-18o/83o-84o /35-61 m  Fresh water bunkering and inclement whether condition 3300
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 -APRIL 2017
Srl. No. Vessel Survey Operation details
1 MFV yellow Fin

The vessel carried out for Oceanic Tuna and allied resources survey by deploying regular tuna longline gear in the area Lat. 10o-13oN and Long.71o-73oE in the depth range above 1230 to 1930 m , 20 days out at sea and fishing survey for 10 days by expending fishing effort of 3350 hooks. 117 Kgs of catch was recorder

2 Matsya Drushti

The vessel carried out for oceanic tuna and allied resources survey by deploying tuna long line survey (Lat.14o-18oN).  She was 20 days out at sea, 14 days fishing with total fishing effort of 8820 hooks in the depth range 1200-3625 m and caught 50 kg.  The aggregate hooking rate was of 0.10%. YellowFin tuna is 0.05%

3 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-13oN and Long.93o-95oE in the depth range above 752 to 3115 m , 19 days out at sea and fishing survey for 13 days by expending fishing effort of 8125 hooks. 472 Kgs of catch was recorder and aggregate hooking rate was of 0.44% 
4 MFV  Sagarika The vessel sailed for demersal resource survey by bottom trawling, covering the area between Lat. 15o-17oN / Long. 72o-73oE in the depth range of 31-59 m and carried out 72.05 Hrs. of effort in 49 hauls in 19 days of fishing.  Total catch was around 644 Kgs.
5 Matsya Varshini The vessel sailed for demersal resource survey by bottom trawling, covering the area between Lat. 9o -10o N  / Long.75o-76oE in the depth range of 29-40 m and carried out 59.83 Hrs. in fishing in 16 days in 41 hauls. 
6 Matsya Darshini The vessel sailed for demersal resource survey by bottom trawling, covering the area between Lat. 16o -21o N  / Long.83o-84oE in the depth range of 35-61 m and carried out 25 Hrs. 13 days of fishing in 39 hauls. 

   

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