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Fisheries

FIsheries

There is a need to expose the fish industry of Balochistan to the improved methods in fish handling/preservation for an end product that is in demand world-wide to enhance exports. The total catch in the year 2001-2002 was 654,500 m. tonnes. The total value was Rs. 5.90 billion. While the total catch in Balochistan in the year 2001-2002 was 118,033 m. tonnes.Fish hatcheries at the coastal area is another viable project because of the availability of favourable conditions.

  • Shrimp farming is the production of marine shrimp in ponds and tanks with the use of natural and commercial feed.
  • Cultured or farmed marine shrimp play an important role in supplying the world’s shrimp demand. There are 30 species of marine shrimp in Pakistan waters.