Nigeria Produced 5.79 mln Tonnes of Fish Between in 5 years

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Nigeria’s fish production data has reflected that 5,788,474 tonnes of fish had been produced between 2010 and 2015.  Year 2014 recorded the highest tonnes of fish produced with 1,123,011 tonnes; the second highest tonnes of fish produced were recorded in 2015 while the least were recorded in 2010.

Torpedo-shaped catfishes topped other species to record the highest tonnes produced among the species. The highest tonnes of torpedo-shaped catfishes produced were recorded in 2014.

Similarly, data on fish production by sector revealed that 5,094,958 metric tons of fish had been produced between 2011 and 2015. Year 2014 recorded the highest metric tons of fish produced with 1,123,011 metric tons; the second highest metric tons of fish produced by sector were recorded in 2013 while the least were recorded in 2011.

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