Bio-economic analysis of ESBN fishery of Kumira, the coastal area of Chittagong, Bangladesh

Authors

  • Md Atiqul Islam Mondal Institute of Marine Sciences and Fisheries, University of Chittagong, Chittagong-4331
  • MA Kader Institute of Marine Sciences and Fisheries, University of Chittagong, Chittagong-4331
  • Md Rashed Un Nabi Institute of Marine Sciences and Fisheries, University of Chittagong, Chittagong-4331
  • Abdullah Al Mamun Siddiqui Institute of Marine Sciences and Fisheries, University of Chittagong, Chittagong-4331
  • Md Masum Billah Department of Land Management, Faculty of Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM, Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan & Department of Environmental Conservation, School of Science University of Greenwich, Medway Campus, Chatham Maritime, Kent
  • Abdulla Al Asif Department of Fisheries and Marine Bioscience, Faculty of Biological Science and Technology, Jashore University of Science and Technology, Jashore, 7408

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/ajmbr.v4i3.38471

Keywords:

bio-economic, ESBN fishery, coastal area, Chittagong, Bangladesh

Abstract

The present investigation was conducted from May to December 2005 at Kumira, the representative area of Chittagong coast for bio-socioeconomic analysis of ESBN fishery. In catch composition of Kumira, it was observed that finfish occupied 77.03 %, shrimp 19.82 % and crab 3.15 % and the average catch per boat per day were found 16.6 kg in Kumira. The highest total catch per boat per day (50 kg) was found in October at Kumira. The lowest catch was found (2 kg) in August at Kumira. The average total catch per landing center per month was found 14805 kg at Kumira. The average catch per fishermen per day was found 3.39 kg at Kumira and the average cost per boat per month was about 7,813 Tk in the study area. Average sale per month was found over 18,713 Tk in Kumira. During the month July and August most of the fishermen were engaged in Hilsa fishing with the Hilsa gill net resulting the total catch was with ESBN lowest in those months.

Asian J. Med. Biol. Res. September 2018, 4(3): 315-322

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2018-11-12

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Mondal, M. A. I., Kader, M., Nabi, M. R. U., Siddiqui, A. A. M., Billah, M. M., & Asif, A. A. (2018). Bio-economic analysis of ESBN fishery of Kumira, the coastal area of Chittagong, Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 4(3), 315–322. https://doi.org/10.3329/ajmbr.v4i3.38471

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