Fisheries and Aquaculture Journal

Fisheries and Aquaculture Journal
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Harlioglu MM

Harlioglu MM


  • Research Article
    Iranian Fisheries Status: An Update (2004-2014)
    Author(s): Harlioglu MM and Farhadi AHarlioglu MM and Farhadi A

    Iran’s appropriate geographical location (i.e., large brackish water source in the north, Caspian Sea, salt water source in the south, Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman) and a wide range of brackish, freshwater and marine species (i.e., trout, carp, sturgeon, sea bass, sea bream, turbot, mackerel, sardine, tuna, sea cucumber, marine shrimp, crayfish) provides Iran to be a great fish producer country. The total fishery production was 947,352 tons in 2014. In this year, 575,512 tons (60.74% of total fishery production) of fish production were obtained from the capture fisheries and 371,840 tons (39.26% of total fishery production) of production was obtained from the aquaculture production. Fisheries in the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman are the most important fishery (93% of total fishery) in Iran. There has been a fast increase in the aquaculture production in Iran. For example, total.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2150-3508.1000192

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