Turkstat announce fisheries production in Turkey
Fisheries production decreased by 0.3 percent in 2018 compared to the previous year and was realized as 628 thousand 631 tons.
Turkstat announced the 2018 fisheries statistics.
Fishery production decreased by 0.3% in 2018 with respect to the previous year and occurred at 628 thousand 631 tones.
The total fishery production was composed of sea fish by 35.3%, other sea products by 9.9%, inland water products by 4.8% and aquaculture products by 50%.
While the production made by capture was 314 thousand 094 tones, aquaculture production occurred at 314 thousand 537 tones.
The capture of marine production decreased by 11.9%, the capture of inland water production decreased by 6.2% with respect to the previous year.
33.4% of the amount of aquaculture production took place at the inland waters and 66.6% at the seas.
Within all the production of marine products by capture, East Black Sea Region was the first with the ratio of 31.5%. The regions West Black Sea with 30.6%, Marmara with 18.4%, Aegean with 15% and the Mediterranean with 4.5% followed this region.
Per capita, the average consumption of fish was 5.49 kg in 2017 and occurred at 6.14 kg with increasing by 11.8% in 2018. (ILKHA)