What is Fisheries And Aquaculture?

Fishes are rich in protein, vitamins and mineral salts and are also known as valuable protective food. The development of fisheries is therefore one of the most promising industries. With diverse resources ranging from deep seas to lakes in the mountains and more than 10% of the global biodiversity in terms of fish and shellfish species, the country has shown continuous and sustained increments in fish production since independence.India contributes about 7% to the global fish production. The country is also home to more than 10% of the global fish biodiversity and is one of the 17-mega biodiversity rich countries.Andhra Pradesh is the largest fish producer in the country followed by West Bengal and Gujarat

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