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25 Jan

India’s seafood export target of USD 10 billion by 2020 achievable

15 May 2017

India needs to ramp up the profile of its blue economy by unlocking the potential of ornamental fishery — now poised as a flourishing US$18-20 billion industry globally — and giving a more competitive edge to its aquaculture farming to sustain buoyancy in the sector, a high-profile conference was told here today.

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25 Jan

Fisheries minster urges MPEDA to strengthen aquaculture in Karnataka

15 May 2017

Minister of State for Fisheries Pramod Madhwaraj on Sunday urged the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) to concentrate on States such as Karnataka where aquaculture has not developed much.

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25 Jan

Indian aquaculture shrimp production crosses 5 lakh tonnes

14 May 2017

The surge in the coastal aquaculture shrimp production to over 5 lakh tonnes consistently in the last two years has helped boost the seafood exports from India, according to Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA).

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25 Jan

Whiteleg shrimp (Vannamei) output to cross 4.5 lakh tonnes in 2017

14 May 2017

Karnataka Fisheries Minister Pramod Madhwaraj, at the inauguration of the fourth edition of Aqua Aquaria India (AAI) expo on Sunday, 14th May 2017, said, “Since 2009-10, vannamei (Pacific Whiteleg Shrimp) production has shown steady increase and reached the present peak of 4.06 lakh MT (metric tonnes) during 2015-16, increasing the overall shrimp production to about 5 lakh MT.” “This year, vannamei production is expected to reach a new peak of over 4.5 lakh MT.”

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25 Jan

All set for Aqua Aquaria India 2017

13 May 2017

The fourth edition of Aqua Aquaria India (AAI), one of the largest exposition of its kind in Asia, will get under way at Nehru Maidan on Sunday.

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