INLAND FISHERIES

Andhra Pradesh is major producer of fish in India with production of 34.49 lakh tones in 2017-18. There are 110 reservoirs in Andhra Pradesh with an extent of 1, 90,204.05 ha with effective water spread area of 1, 20,235.28 ha.
The district wise number of reservoirs in A.P state is as follows.

Sl. No

Name of the District

No.

TWSA

EWSA

1

2

3

4

5

1

Srikakulam

01

1258.00

944.00

2

Vizianagaram

08

2643.00

1982.00

3

Visakhapatnam

20

3757.00

2418.00

4

East Godavari

19

15099.00

14055.00

5

West Godavari

03

600.00

480.00

6

Krishna

01

3000.00

3000.00

7

Guntur

04

55423.00

21784.25

8

Prakasam

10

4555.00

2243.50

9

Nellore

07

2300.00

1662.00

10

Chittoor

07

2124.80

1413.40

11

Kadapa

10

15673.00

11174.00

12

Kurnool

07

70978.25

52301.13

13

Ananthapur

13

12793.00

6778.00

 

 

110

190204.05

120235.28

S.No.

District

 

Public Water Bodies under

No

License

Lease

Auction

Total

No.

EWSA (in Ha)

No.

EWSA (in Ha)

No.

EWSA (in Ha)

No.

EWSA (in Ha)

1

Srikakulam

6242

0

0

3282

13619

2960

3059

6242

16678

2

Vizianagaram

6623

2

2490

2480

7383

4141

4177

6623

14050

3

Visakhapatnam

1351

2

2250

167

3178

1182

1377

1351

6804

4

East Godavari

1343

2

15702

1046

3710

295

254

1343

19666

5

West Godavari

695

3

7669

576

5558

116

57

695

13283

6

Krishna

3070

1

2700

912

3794

2157

2346

3070

8840

7

Guntur

431

3

25427

250

4509

190

1620

443

31556

8

Prakasam

939

1

1928

902

8081

36

290

939

10299

9

Nellore

1466

3

18443

213

45199

1250

8153

1466

71794

10

Chittoor

1899

1

1053

156

7351

1742

3562

1899

11966

11

Kadapa

1790

8

14804

114

9107

1668

8672

1790

32583

12

Anantapuram

1291

5

3656

102

11747

1186

8729

1293

24132

13

Kurnool

648

3

26280

644

11023

1

364

648

37667

 

Total

27788

34

122402

10832

134570

16734

41037

27802

299318