Fishing and hunting are age old occupations which date back to pre-historic period .Egyptians were the first to start fish culture somewhere in 2500 B.C. followed by Chinese in 2000 B.C. Fish culture in tanks had been started in India since 350 B.C. Fishing is one of the traditional activities of Maharashtra which bestowed with 720 km coastline. Since 1950 nature of this traditional activity has rapidly changed in to commercial activity.