Artificial Reefs

The Construction of Artificial Reefs (ARs) was initiated by traditional fishermen during the 1980’s.

This AR was built out of used ply boats by fishermen from the Valiyathura village with the financial support of the Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB)

Acknowledgments: Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) and International Collective in Support of Fish workers (ICSF) – those who supported us for underwater study.