Unsustainable fishing and aquaculture practices have put pressure on the Chilika Lake ecosystem. Dead fish thrown back into the water contaminate the lake while shrimp pens trap sediment and kill juvenile fish.

Chilika Lake Fishing and Aquaculture Pressures

Unsustainable fishing and aquaculture practices have put pressure on the Chilika Lake ecosystem. Dead fish thrown back into the water contaminate the lake while shrimp pens trap sediment and kill juvenile fish.

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Author(s)Jane Hawkey
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2014-06-04
AlbumHuman > Aquaculture
TypeGraphic
Project(s)EcoCheck
Dimensions1000 x 1601
Filesize637 kB
Number of Downloads75
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionJane Hawkey, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)