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About 12 results for "kanyakumari fisheries department"

Turning turtle

In September this year, the Tamil Nadu Fisheries Department issued an order that banned all forms of fishing within a radius of 5 nautical miles (9.3 km) at 90 sites along the State's coastline. It was passed to safeguard migrating olive ridley sea ... The Hindu, 2 days ago
Times of India

Efforts on to rescue fishers stranded in Arabian Sea

KANYAKUMARI: A deep sea fishing vessel that sailed from Muttom Fishing Harbour in Kanyakumari district on last Friday with a six-member crew, is learnt to be in distress 72 nautical miles off Kanyakumari coast after running out of fuel. The boat, ...
 Times of India1 month ago TN fishermen stranded in Arabian Sea after their boat runs out of fuel  Times of India1 month ago Marine police rescues 3 stranded fishermen  United News of India1 month ago

Fishermen want ban on motorised fishing vessels to go

CHENNAI: Nearly two years after the Madras high court took suo motu note of a TOI report on en masse killing of Olive Ridley turtles by fishing trawlers, and six weeks after Tamil Nadu government banned fishing activities within 5 nautical miles, a ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago

Forest department identifies turtle nesting spots

MADURAI: With turtle nesting season just round the corner, the forest department in coastal districts of the region, has begun identifying possible nesting spots along the coast. The department will begin protection measures, setting up hatcheries ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
Manorama Online

Bringing home the catch without ice and hygiene

The daily consumption of fish in Kerala is about 750 tons. This includes the catch made in Kerala harbors and those reaching our shores from neighboring states. Of the total 750, 400-500 tons are from Mangaluru and that shows how important the ...
 Manorama Online1 week ago
Indian Express

Madras HC issues notice to Tamil Nadu govt on PIL on fishing restrictions

The court issued notice, returnable by November 28 and posted the matter along with a suo motu PIL taken up earlier on the basis of a news item on deaths of turtles. The Madras High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Tamil Nadu government on a ...
 Indian Express3 weeks ago

An aggressive invader eclipses native fish

Tilapia was banned in the country in 1959, but it has overrun lakes and reservoirs It is an aggressive invasive entrant to India, now occupying every single water body in the State, elbowing out many native species. Tilapia, known as Jilepi in ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
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