FAO biannual report lauds aquaculture's role

(07/10/18)

 in meeting growing demand for fish

Global fish production and consumption are at record levels thanks to fish farming, says the UN FAO, but much is wasted and many species are worryingly overfished

The report shows that 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...........................................


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