Aquaculture Scenario-2018-19

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Aquaculture

Aquaculture Scenario-2018-19

  • Percentage of India’s fish production to the global fish production is- 6.3% (2 nd in World
    production)
  • India is the second largest producer of fish and Fresh water fish in the world.
  • Total Fish production in India- 12.60 million tonne13 (Includes Inland and Marine)
  • World Fish Centre headquarter located at- Penang, Malaysia
  • Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute- Kochin, Kerala
  • Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute- Barrack pore, WestBengal
  • Central Institute of Fisheries Education(CIFE)-Mumbai,Maharashtra
  • Central Institute of Brackish water Aquaculture- Chennai
  • Central Government Launched “Blue revolution scheme” to increase production and
    productivity of fisheries in- 2015
  • The main aim of Blue revolution is to augment Fish production to about- 20 MT by 2022-23.
  • National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB) Headquarter-Hyderabad
  • Contribution of fisheries to Agricultural exports- 20%
  • Global position 2nd in Fisheries 2nd in Aquaculture
  • Contribution of Fisheries to GDP (%) 0.91 (1%)
  • Contribution to Agril. GDP 5.23%
  • Per capita fish availability (Kg.) 9.0
  • Present fish Production 12.60 mmt
    Inland 7.4 mmt
    Marine 5.2 mmt

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