Showing posts from December, 2010

Matsyagandha:Govt Fish Festival

Matsyagandha Fish Festival 1020 was an exhibition held by the The Department of Fisheries, Government of Maharashtra and the National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), Hyderabad at the Bandra Kurla Complex in December 2010.I quite liked the concept.It seeked to educate people about the fishing industry,helped fisherfolk to promote their sales and showed students the scope for jobs in the Fisheries sector.

Opportunity in adversity

They showed how fish is used not just for eating but also for making medicines

One stall in particular caught my eye "Fishery Survey Of India".The scientist there Mr Patture explained patiently to all that came to his stall about various methods of catching fish,including eco friendly measures.

This is a fish hook that does not cause damage to the fish's cheeks when caught.

He told me about Tuna Long Lining measures they use.

This is a picture of a fish trap used in rocky areas below th…