Fishery production decreased by 0.3% in 2018
Fishery production decreased by 0.3% in 2018 with respect to the previous year and occured as 628 thousand 631 tonnes. 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%.
In 2018, while capture of fishery products decreased by 11.4%, aquaculture increased by 13.8%
While the production made by capture was 314 thousand 094 tonnes, aquaculture production occurred as 314 thousand 537 tonnes. The capture of marine production decreased by 11.9%, 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 Mediterranean with 4.5% followed this region.
In 2018, per capita average consumption of fish increased by 11.8%
Per capita average consumption of fish was 5.49 kg in 2017 and occurred as 6.14 kg with increasing by 11.8% in 2018.Quantity of captured sea products, 2018
The next release on this subject will be on June, 2020.