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Kerala Fishing: Varkala (Thiruvananthapuram District)

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

Varkala is a holiday resort, 50km north of Thiruvananthapuram. Small-scale fishermen land here.


A traditional canoe-like kattumaran, which consists of 2-3 logs bound together.