Handbook on fisheries statistics 2014
This, the twelfth edition of the `Handbook on Fisheries Statistics 2014’, contains useful information on various aspects of the fisheries sector. The importance of this sector in the socio economic development of the countries is well known. Not only is it a source of livelihood for over 14 million people, it has also contributed Rs 30,213 crore through exports during 2013-14. India is the 2nd largest producer of fish in the world with a share of 5.68% of the global total, as per FAO statistics.