Mangaluru: The coastal city of Mangaluru is known for many of its activities that attracts people towards it. Among economic attractions, marine activities are one too. We see production of huge marine products of the State is processed in Mangaluru.
The activities in the fisheries sector is the one occupation that brings huge resources and monetary gains to the State. The major part of Karnataka gets the fish from the coast lines in which majority comes from the docks of Mangaluru. The community of Mogaveeras that reside on the shores of Mangaluru who dedicated their lives to fishing is the reason by which the majority of the fishing activities of the State is possible. We also know that the State Government has also introduced the Department by the name (Fisheries Department) so that the fishing activities of the State run in a smooth way and help the fishing community to develop.
The State Government owns Fishing Corporation, Karnataka Fisheries Development Corporation Ltd. in Hoigebazar of Mangaluru which supports the fishing activities in many ways. The corporation has a well-established cold storage and marketing of marine fish in the inland of the cities and towns of Karnataka. Likewise there are some other groups and organisations that also carry out the fishing activities in the State and help in supplying the good quality fish to all.