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Prawn fishermen on Chilka Lake, Orissa. Chilka Lake is a large coastal lake with brackish waters that are an ideal habitat for prawns. The lake's ecosystem is under great pressure from plans to make it a tourist destination and the interests of large companies that wish to exploit large scale prawn farming. The actions of these large scale communities have divided many small fishing communities. Most of the large prawns caught in Chilka Lake are sold to the Japanese market.
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