Ecological and Fisheries Development in Wetlands: A Study of Chilka Lagoon

by Biswas, K P

ISBN: 9789354618352
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2024
Price : Rs. 7195.00
Biblio : xiii+192p., 8 col. plts., 10 b&w plts., 17 maps & figs., Ind 23 cm

Author Profile

Dr. K.P. Biswas, M.Sc, Ph.D, D.F.Sc (Bombay), E.F. (West Germany), F.Z.S, F.A.B.S. (Kolkata), Former Joint Director Fisheries (L-I), Govt. of Odisha, Fishery Technologist, I.C.A.R. and Director of Fisheries, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and at present Faculty Member, Marine Science Department, University of Calcutta and West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences is associated with fish, fisheries and marine sciences for more than fifty years. He has published twenty one books and 167 research and review papers on fish, fisheries, environmental and ocean sciences and fish processing technologies. He is a Fellow Member of Zoological Society, Indian Association of Biological Sciences, Kolkata.His latest book, “Marine Biology” was published in 2013.

About The Book

The Chilka lake, the largest lagoon of India spreading across the State of Odisha is subjected to stress and strain of natural hydrological, biological, geophysical and socio-economic activities of the humans occupies the focal point of any discussion on the wetland conservation ecology of India. <BR> In the present book, attempts have been made to understand the realistic condition of the fisheries of Chilka lagoon both in past and during present days so as to get in idea of the present situation and future fate of the lake fishery together with the present condition of the lagoon fishermen, who are enjoying the traditional fishing rights in Chilka lake from time immemorial. <BR> It is hoped that the book will be quite useful for students, teachers, environmentalists, ecologists and researchers already in environmental science and fisheries.