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Published by kolita kamal
fisheries resources sri lanka, onboat handling, identification of fish, freshness indicators of fish
this ppt prepared for VIDATHA offcire's training program
fisheries resources sri lanka, onboat handling, identification of fish, freshness indicators of fish
this ppt prepared for VIDATHA offcire's training program

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Published by: kolita kamal on Oct 14, 2009
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B.K.Kolita Kamal Jinadasa,Research Officer,Post Harvest TechnologyDivision,NARA
Our Resources:
Land area65,610 Km
Sea area517,000 Km
(Land areax 8)Territorialwater21,500Km
Continentalshelf area30,000 Km
Brackish waterarea158,016 haFreshwaterarea260,000 haCoastal line1,620 KmNumber ofrivers103Collectivelength of rivers460 KmContributionGDP -20071.5%
Donation to GDP-Top 10Countries
Capture fisheriesGDP contribution%AquacultureGDP contribution%
Kiribathee36.17Laos6.33Marshal Islands24.77Vietnam5.17Maldives19.31Bangladesh2.34Wanatu18.89China2.10Solaman Islands11.05Myanmar1.24Kamboj7.88Thailand1.02Pillipines2.22Indonesia0.84Tango2.15Philippines0.77Indonesia1.84India0.44Bangladesh1.76Nepal0.39Myanmar1.72New Zealand0.32Sri Lanka1.28Sri Lanka0.19Source: status and potential fisheries & aquaculture in Asia & Pacific -FAO
Our Export & Import (2007)
TypeQuantity(MT)Value (Rs.Million)TypeQuantity(MT)Value (Rs.Million)
Prawns20232487Maldivesfish3651651Lobster184352Dried fish480925602Crabs1151575Cannedfish231053740Beach-De-Mar208445
Fresh fish108461815Chank &cells564906Otherfisheryproducts462153Shark fins67145Mollusks713127Fish1547313567
Common fishing gear…
1. Net 
Gill net 
Purse seine 
Beach seine 
2. Line 
Pole & line 
Long line 
Beach seine
Pole & Line
Important Marine fishspeciesFor more information…….
Or U can go to:www.fishbase.org
Yellow fin tuna-Kelawalla, Kenda,Kahawaral kelawalla
Scientific Name: Thunnus albacares 
English Name : Yellow fin tuna 
Fish with very long second dorsal fin and anal fin,which in some may reach well over 20% of the FL.
Color is black metallic dark blue changing through yellow to silver on the belly.
The belly frequently has about 20 broken, nearly vertical lines.
The dorsal and anal fins and fin lets are bright yellow.
Importance: Fisheries: highly commercial.
Skip jack tuna-Balaya
Scientific Name: Katsuwonus pelamis 
English Name : Skipjack tuna 
Body without scales except for the corselet and the lateral line.
The back is dark purplish blue, lower sides and belly silvery, with 4 to six very conspicuous longitudinal dark bands which in live specimens may appear as continuous lines of dark blotches.
Importance: fisheries, highly commercial.

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