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Kerala Fishing: Chavakkad (Thrissur District)

The Marine Fisheries Census of Kerala (2010) does not list Chavakkad as either fishing village and landing centre.

Chavakkad is a fishing harbour in the Thrissur District. It is on the coast of the Arabian Sea, 27km east of the city of Thrissur.


A group of vallams lining the beach at Chavakkad.


An older model of vallam.


Close-up of the older model of vallam.


The fishermen village at Chavakkad. Compare this relatively affluent home with the homes of fishermen in the south at Vizhinjam.