FISHERIES

Kasargod district has an 80 kms. long sea coast extending from Trikaripur to Bangra-Manjeshwar. There are many fish landing centers in this district and transporting facilities.

Light House, Kasargod Number of fishing centers 16
Number of fishing boats 119
Number of fishing country boats 1573
Number of out board motors 1373
Mechanised fishing vessels 122
Fishing gear 286
Fishermen 42,772
Marine fish production 11.38% of the state
Ponds, Tanks, Canals for Inland Fisheries 67(ha)
Rivers 386000 (m)
Area under fresh water fish /prawn culture 67.09  ha
Number of Fresh water hatcheries 2
Brackish water area available 3248 (ha)

Bangra-Manjeshwar, Shriya, Koipady, Kavugoly, Kasaba, Kizhur, Kottikilam, Pallikara, Ajanur, Hosdurg Kadappuram, Thaikadappuram, Punjavi Kadappuram, Padanna Kadappuram, Kadankod, Valiyaparamba and Trikaripur Kadapuram are the fishing villages in this district.

There is a light house at Kasargod. There are many ice plants in the public and private sectors.