Table 9.7 :  AVERAGE NUMBER OF VESSELS ENGAGED PER MONTH IN FISHING AND 
NUMBER OF FISHING TRIPS BY LOCALITY, 2008
   
Fishing Trips Average no. of vessels engaged per month
 Locality Mechanised Sailing EEZ Mechanised Sailing EEZ
  Masdhoni Masdhoni Vessels   Masdhoni Masdhoni Vessels  
Republic 172,074 4,440 3,248 867 34 13
Male' 12,898 133 0 88 1 0
Atolls 159,176 4,307 0 779 33 0
 HA 8,890 472 0 43 3 0
 HDh 7,448 161 0 47 2 0
 Sh 13,719 714 0 77 4 0
 N 4,227 68 0 23 4 0
 R 17,363 1,028 0 80 4 0
B 12,089 211 0 78 1 0
Lh 4,327 140 0 19 1 0
K 15,193 81 0 59 2 0
 AA 5,847 0 0 25 0 0
ADh 8,466 26 0 33 1 0
V 2,707 1 0 15 1 0
M 5,017 5 0 29 1 0
F 7,789 0 0 31 0 0
Dh 5,792 0 0 33 0 0
Th 10,901 151 0 49 1 0
 L 10,268 319 0 46 1 0
GA 5,714 473 0 34 3 0
GDh 4,925 332 0 25 2 0
Gn 4,789 0 0 16 0 0
S 3,705 125 0   17 2 0
Table 9.7  ( continued )
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Fishing Trips   Average no. of vessels engaged per month  
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Mechanised Sailing Rowing Miscellaneous Mechanised Sailing Rowing Miscellaneous
  vadhu dhoni vadhu dhoni boats   vadhu dhoni vadhu dhoni boats  
Republic 5,861 1,878 816 172 40 17 7 1
Male' 299 65 0 0 3 1 0 0
Atolls 5,562 1,813 816 172 37 16 7 1
 HA 0 707 466 0 0 3 2 0
 HDh 516 203 0 0 5 2 0 0
 Sh 1,722 523 181 0 10 5 1 0
 N 0 20 0 0 0 1 0 0
 R 494 25 0 0 3 1 0 0
B 853 73 0 0 6 2 0 0
Lh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
K 122 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
 AA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ADh 273 0 0 172 2 0 0 1
V 97 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
M 245 22 8 0 1 1 1 0
F 26 0 21 0 1 0 1 0
Dh 298 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Th 204 240 0 0 1 1 0 0
 L 0 0 44 0 0 0 1 0
GA 0 0 96 0 0 0 1 0
GDh 82 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Gn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
S 630 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
Source: Ministry of Fisheries  and Agriculture