TABLE 54 

INFORMATION ON FISH PRODUCTION IN THE STATE OF ORISSA DURING 1999-2000 

1

Coast Line of Orissa

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480 Kms.

 

 

 

 

 

2

Continental Shelf Area of Orissa

-

23,830 Sq. Kms.

 

 

 

 

 

3

Area under Brackish Water Shrimp Culture

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4030 hac

 

 

 

 

 

4

Fish Production of Orissa

-

Marine

125935 MT

 

 

 

Inland

135303 MT

 

 

 

 

 

5

Disposition of Catch

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a) Marketing of Fish in fresh

 

Marine

83240 MT

 

 

 

Inland

125167 MT

 

 

 

 

 

 

b) Drying of Fish

 

Marine

26761 MT

 

 

 

Inland

6122 MT

 

 

 

 

 

 

c) Salting of Fish

 

Marine

4723 MT

 

 

 

Inland

643 MT

 

 

 

 

 

 

d) Freezing of Fish

 

Marine

11211 MT

 

 

 

Inland

3371 MT

 

 

 

 

 

6

Export of Marine Products

-

 

 

 

a) Frozen shrimps

 

 

8252.888 MT

 

b) Frozen H.L.Scampi

 

 

51.626 MT

 

c) Frozen Fish

 

 

1218.499 MT

 

d) Frozen cut crab

 

 

44.789 MT

 

 

 

 

 

7.

Marine Products available

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Bhadrak, Puri, Khurda,  Ganjam, Balasore, Jagatsinghpur & Kendrapara districts

 

 

Source Directorate of Fisheries, Orissa, Cuttack

 

 

 

Despite availability of 480 kms. of  coast line for the State, we have promoted relatively few marine based industries. There is big opportunity for promotion of marine based industries in the State.