Fishing: livelihood source.

Fishing: livelihood source.

The world data shows that 200 million people make a handsome living by being dependent on fishing as their daily work activity for sustaining livelihood, which is growing year by year. Fishing has become the major industry specifically in developing countries, and across globe which is continuously gaining importance among the working people groups. This fishing not only serves the food requirement of the low income and the high income people in the country but is also the source of employment for millions who strives to live and earn through it, and apart from it fulfils various other social benefits attached to it. 

Those who are engaged in fishing as a profession from ages fetch a lot of money, fishing as a source of livelihood activity can be started up with low cost investment as well, whereas there is no limit of invested amount because it further depends on the location, plant size, and type of fisheries and market to be served. Fishing is vulnerable to various threats like climatic change, hydraulic changes, and environmental degradation etc. Therefore, to make sure fishery activity is futuristic and sustainable one need to organise and manage it well according to the area, people and landscape indexes. Fishing activity is regarded is complex and dynamic, which poses various vulnerable threats, but at the same time it is adaptive in nature with time. It is generally said to be a social activity which is not mostly carried out by individual persons, rather a group or community of fishermen performs this activity whether daily, alternatively or rarely. In a way, fishes being the natural resource serves a big section of society in many ways. 

 

 

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