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AQUACULTURE SECTOR

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

In Spain an important aquaculture sector has also been developed. Apparently invented by the Chinese in 2500 BC. The cultivation of certain species of fish, especially freshwater species and certain molluscs, has been practiced since time immemorial. In Europe, there are references to the breeding of certain species, such as oysters, by ancient Egyptians and […]

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AQUACULTURE PRODUCTION

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

Global aquaculture production has increased at an annual average rate of 6.2% over the last decade. Total aquaculture production reached 90.4 million tonnes, worth $ 144.4 billion, according to FAO data. Of this amount, 66.6 million tonnes correspond to edible fish and another 23.8 million tonnes to aquatic algae. Aquaculture production of fish represents 42.1% […]

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AQUACULTURE BUSINESS STRUCTURE

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

In Spain there are 5,025 establishments with aquaculture productions and 5,274 establishments that have had cultivation of some species, although they may not be in production. The establishments in marine aquaculture production are 4,847, of which 1,118 are located in brackish intertidal zones, while only 178 are of continental aquaculture. The most numerous types are […]