Padal Fishing

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS 1100D
State/Province/Region
OT
Country
IN
Nearest Area
Kerela
Town
Kerela
Notes

It holds in it Culture of Kerelian People

Description

Padal fishing is an indigenous fishing method widely employed in the Ashtamudi estuary of Kerala (south India). An artificial reef made from twigs and leaves of trees is planted in the shallow areas of the estuary. The aim is to harvest fish that find shelter in these structures for the purpose of feeding and breeding.About 400 padals are operating in this estuary.

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February 13, 2013
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February 13, 2013

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