V. Kanagasabai of Pudukuppam coastal village, who had gone for fishing, is said to be missing.
Police sources said that he set out for fishing in the early hours on Monday in a fibre-reinforced plastic boat. When he was negotiating the sea mouth at Annankoil, his boat reportedly capsized.
However, Mr. Kanagasabi could not be traced. A search is on to locate him.