The term fishing includes all efforts to obtain
the Aquatic animals in the sea and inland
Fish provides mankind with valuable source of
protein and various types of raw material for
There are very extensive water bodies on the
surface of the earth.
Fish is found in the river, lakes, tanks etc.
Which is known as fresh water fish.
Fish found larger scale in the marine waters.
Marine fisheries classified into
Open sea fisheries
Entire catch of fish is consumed by people who
are engaged in fishing.
Two types of fisheries:
Commercial Fresh water fisheries: Interior
areas far away from the sea coasts.
Great lakes of North America, Europe,
Common fishes found in the fresh water are
the Blank fins, lake trout, yellow perch etc.
This type of fishing is carried out on in Coastal
Areas or on the banks or in the deep sea and
There are two distinct types of fish caught in
Demersal fish: Which lives on sea floors
example crab, clam, lobster, etc.
Pelagic Fish: Which lives very near to the
surface of the water
Example : mackrel, tuna , sardines.