Ukraine - Fishing

Fishing occurs mainly on the Black Sea. In 2000, the total catch came to 392,724 tons, reflecting diminished landings since the 1990 catch of 1,048,360 tons. Mackerel and sardines together accounted for 33% of the 2000 catch. Exports of fish and fish products amounted to $42.1 million in 2000. Ukrainian fish consumption per capita amounts to 12.2 kg (26.9 lb) per year— less than half that of the former Soviet Union (27.7 kg/61 lb).

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