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PENANG is keen on tapping potentials in oyster farming to further boost the aquaculture industry, says state Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Committee chairman Dr Afif Bahardin. […]
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2018 presents FAO’s official world fishery and aquaculture statistics.Global fish production* peaked at about 171 million tonnes in 2016, with aquaculture representing 47 percent of the total and 53 percent, if non-food uses (including reduction to fishmeal and fish oil) are excluded. With capture fishery production relatively static since the late 1980s, aquaculture has been responsible for the continuing impressive growth in the supply of fish for human consumption. […]
Every year, aquaculture increases its contribution to global seafood production. The sector generated 110.2 million tonnes in 2016, valued at US $243.5 billion and constituting 53 per cent of world seafood supply. According to FAO data, 90 per cent of production volume was produced in Asia. To maximise investment growth while minimising ecological impacts, it pays to identify and analyse upcoming opportunities. […]
KUALA TERENGGANU: Like most Malaysians, Associate Prof Dr Ong Meng Chan was shocked after reading the news on Monday that seashells from some sections in the Straits of Malacca were unsafe for consumption. […]