Supporting marine fishing sustainably: a review of central and state government support for marine fisheries in India

This report provides—for the first time—an open-access database of support measures for marine fisheries by the Indian Central Government and four state governments (Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu) based on information from government sources. It recommends an in-depth assessment of the socio-economic and environmental impacts of fuel support; support for deep-sea fishing, mariculture, and vessel modernization; and income support.