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Bac Lieu: Aquaculture area hit 108,155 ha
April 21, 2017, 09:17 AM
Total aquaculture and capture production in the first quarter of 2017 was estimated at 49,955 tons (including 15,780 tons of shrimp). The area of aquaculture hit 108,155 ha; 64,495 ha of harvested area; The aquaculture production was 25,718 tons (including 12,784 tons of shrimp).

There were 1,155 registered fishing vessels in the whole province (total capacity of 198,187 CV, total crews of 6,914 people); Capture production was 24,237 tons (including 2,996 tons of shrimp).

In the second quarter of this year, the provincial fisheries sector will guide farmers and fishermen to comply with crop schedule for aquaculture in 2017; guide farmers to implement sustainable shrimp farming, ensure food hygiene and safety, well manage the pond environment, protect the farming areas; well implement measures to prevent diseases 

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