Ban of trawl fishing during Monsoon

Kerala Government started banning the fishing using trawl nets during the Monsoon period for about 45 days since 1988. This was as a result of studies conducted by experts on the impact of trawling in the fish production in Kerala waters. The complaint was the production started showing reduction when the trawlers were allowed to fish here. The traditional fishermen demanded the stoppage of mechanized fishing. This led to the study and the consequent ban on trawling.
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