ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Fishing Communities on Chilika Lake

Over the years traditional fishing methods and fishermen's organisations have undergone dramatic change on the Chilika Lake. Fishing and shrimp culture operations now rely overwhelmingly on informal credit structures which have in turn led to increasing indebtedness and the lake itself is shrinking gradually because of siltation and environmental damage.

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