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INLAND & BRAKISHWATER FISHERIES SECTOR

FISH PRODUCTION POTENTIALITY & PRESENT PRODUCTION LEVEL OF ODISHA
Resources Total Area (Ha) Potentiality Present Production level (2014-15)(p)
Average Productivity (Kg/Ha) Potentiality (MT) Potentiality (lakh MT) Production (MT) Production (lakh MT) Present Average Productivity (Kg/Ha)
Freshwater              
Tanks/ Ponds 128411.71 3000 385235.13 3.8 261844.87 2.62 2039.10
Reservoir              
Small Reservoir 34608 300 10382.40 0.2 21830.78 0.21 108.95
Medium /Large Reservoir 165771 60 9946.26
Lakes/ Swamps/ Bheels 180000 200 36000.00 0.36 2943.23 0.03 16.35
Rivers/ Canals 171186 80 13694.88 0.14 14344.61 0.14 83.80
Brakishwater              
Area Suitable for Culture 32587 1000 32587 0.33 19253.56 0.19 590.84
Back Water 8100 200 1620 0.02      
Chilika Lake (MSY given as potentiality, CIFRI Report 2003-05) 79000 144 11376 0.11 12053.66 0.12 152.58
Estuaries 297850 80 23828 0.24 4066.13 0.04 13.65

MARINE SECTOR RESOURCES

Coast Line

480 Kms.

Continental Shelf Area

24,000 Sq. Km. (approx) 

District-wise Coastal Length (in Kms.)

Balasore

80

Bhadrak

50

Kendrapada

68

Jagatsinghpur

67

Puri

155

Ganjam

60

Total Coastal length

480

Continental Shelf Area in different Depth Zones:

Depth Zones (in Mtrs.)

Area (in Kms.)

00 - 20

6,820

21 - 50

8,650

51 - 100

4,810

101 - 200

3,550

Total

23,830

Maximum Sustainable Yield (MSY)
(Continental Shelf Area)

RESOURCES

MSY (MT)

Prawn

9,036.00

Pomfret

9,602.00

Hilsa

9,319.00

Polynemids

4,749.00

Clupeids

7,421.00

Sciaenids

34,857.00

Catfishes

10,276.00

Elasmobranches

12,839.00

Others

12,839.00

Total

1,60,931.00

 

 

 
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