Mahseer in recreational fisheries and ecotourism in India

Deepjyoti Baruah and Debajit Sarma | 4 April 2018 | 29 Downloads | .pdf | 2.96 MB | Tags: Freshwater finfish, India, Livelihoods and social issues, Stock enhancement

Mahseer are the most popular game fish amongst anglers in India, with a reputation as one of the toughest fighters amongst freshwater sports fish. In this article, we have made an attempt to compile information on recreational mahseer fisheries in India. The importance of the mighty mahseer as a game fish is told through the perspectives of active anglers and the visions of stakeholders and researchers in conservation and ecotourism are presented.

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