Egypt - Fishing



Fishing is concentrated in the Nile Delta and River and in the Mediterranean and Red seas. The catch of sea, lake, and river fish amounted to 348,314 tons in 2000. Mullet and eels are caught in the Delta and sardines in the Mediterranean. Egypt's total catch from the Mediterranean Sea and Indian Ocean were 54,872 tons and 75,972 tons, respectively, in 2000. There is a small-scale freezing and canning industry. Nevertheless, Egypt has been a net importer of fish. In the early 1980s, new fish-farming facilities were established at Maryut in the Delta.

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Mar 8, 2011 @ 6:18 pm
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