Fish catch in Mozambique up 9 percent annually since 2015


Mozambique has registered an annual increase of 9 percent in fish catch since 2015, the Ministery of Sea, Interior Waters and Fishery announced Friday.

“In 2015, volume of captured species was at 290,913 tons and we expect to close the year 2018, with captures at 394,000 tons, the equivalent to an annual average growth of 9 percent,” said Minister Agostinho Mondlane in a press conference.

From the captured species, 99 percent are native species from the sea and 1 percent from aquaculture, said the minister. Enditem

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