B.2 Natural Resources – An Issue of Sustainability
d)_Fish (Syllabus 2011) d)_Fish
Candidates should be able to
• describe the fishing methods used in both marine and inland waters, including fish farms, • give examples of the fish caught in both marine & inland waters & of the fish reared on fish farms, • give examples of the fishing ports on both the Balochistan and Sindh coasts, • describe the uses of the fish caught.
• explain improvements in fishing methods and processing techniques • understand the problems facing the fishing industry and evaluate the possibilities for its further development and sustainability ____________________________________________________________________________ Question: 2
(May / June 2000)
(d) (i) For marine fishing name the main catch and the most important export market for the catch.
(ii) For inland fishing state where and why fish are caught.
 Question: 2
(October / November 2002)
(a) Study the following.
Group 1 – crab, lobster, prawns (jhinga), sardines, shark
Group 2 – hila, mahseer, palla, trout
Group 3 – herring, mackerel, sardines, shark
A – inland fisheries (freshwater)
B – Makran (Balochistan) Coast
C – Indus Delta (Sindh) Coast
(i) In which fishing area are the fish in group 1 caught?
 (ii) In which fishing area are the fish in group 2 caught?
 (iii) Describe the fishing industry of the Makran Coast with reference to methods of catching the fish, ports and the uses of the fish caught.
 (iv) Increasingly fish are obtained from fish farms. Describe this method of producing fish. (v) Why are fish so plentiful in the mangroves of the Indus Delta Coast?
 Question: 4
(October / November 2003)
(b) (i) State and explain the main functions of the
ports on the Balochistan coast.
(ii) Why are the ports in Balochistan small?
(May / June 2004)
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