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Food fish from aquaculture on course to catch up with wild caught this year

Aquaculture looks set to equalize capture fisheries in the contribution of fish for human consumption (excluding fisheries for fishmeal production) in 2008, according to the latest FAO Food Outlook- Global Market Analysis

July 3, 2008

Food fish from aquaculture on course to catch up with wild caught this year

Aquaculture looks set to equalize capture fisheries in the contribution of fish for human consumption (excluding fisheries for fishmeal production) in 2008, according to the latest FAO Food Outlook- Global Market Analysis.

Aquaculture output has been growing for decades with its share reaching 49 percent in 2007 and with growth forecast also in 2008, the historic milestone of parity seems likely to be reached during the current year.

Download the fisheries extract from the full Food Outlook document (PDF)
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