Table 9.7 :  AVERAGE NUMBER OF VESSELS ENGAGED PER MONTH IN FISHING AND       
NUMBER OF FISHING TRIPS BY LOCALITY, 2011      
  Fishing Trips Average no. of vessels engaged per month        
                 
 Locality Mechanised Sailing Mechanised Sailing        
  Masdhoni Masdhoni Masdhoni Masdhoni        
Republic 137,784 2,880 9,237 183        
Male' 14,271 27 1,724 23        
Atolls 123,512 2,853 7,513 160        
 HA 5,751 374 399 23        
 HDh 8,404 35 549 3        
 Sh 10,944 0 811 0        
 N 2,797 0 202 0        
 R 6,927 196 407 8        
B 5,301 130 454 11        
Lh 3,043 0 202 0        
K 10,284 0 524 0        
 AA 4,343 0 272 0        
ADh 13,588 0 641 0        
V 2,737 0 175 0        
M 4,099 0 318 0        
F 4,686 134 251 10        
Dh 2,387 0 188 0        
Th 6,437 276 351 12        
 L 5,287 0 329 0        
GA 7,365 271 449 15        
GDh 4,757 639 301 39        
Gn 10,105 493 433 20        
S 4,270 305 257 19        
                 
Table 9.7  ( continued )              
 Locality Fishing Trips   Average no. of vessels engaged per month  
Mechanised Sailing Rowing Miscellaneous Mechanised Sailing Rowing Miscellaneous
vadhu dhoni vadhu dhoni boats   vadhu dhoni vadhu dhoni boats  
Republic 3,415 1,218 4,482 68 253 82 302 29
Male' 110 3 356 12 26 2 27 4
Atolls 3,305 1,215 4,127 56 227 80 275 25
 HA 0 476 668 0 0 32 52 0
 HDh 355 0 0 0 26 0 0 0
 Sh 462 71 34 0 38 11 2 0
 N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
 R 91 25 582 0 4 3 39 5
B 404 0 0 16 45 0 0 1
Lh 0 0 102 0 0 0 10 0
K 36 0 88 0 4 0 6 0
 AA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ADh 860 0 0 0 41 0 0 12
V 320 0 0 0 20 0 0 0
M 2 0 30 0 1 0 3 0
F 0 0 95 40 0 0 8 2
Dh 0 0 282 0 0 0 19 0
Th 0 332 206 0 0 22 15 0
 L 0 0 157 0 0 0 11 0
GA 0 0 162 0 0 0 10 1
GDh 177 0 42 0 13 0 3 2
Gn 15 311 1,553 0 2 12 87 0
S 583 0 127 0 33 0 10 0
Source: Ministry of Fisheries  and Agriculture