Monday, November 28, 2011

Not only a hobby, but a primary industry

In a region called Jeju, in Korea, where fishing is not only a pastime to while away lazy days, but a major industry, that brought in revenues of 766 billion won (US$668 million) into last years economy. But many are moving away from the traditional kinds of fishing, and opting for the safer option, aquaculture or fish farming as its commonly known. On Jeju there are 338 coastal farms, 27 offshore, 93 fish egg nurseries. Aquaculture as an industry only became popular around the mid 1980's. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers.
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