Thu, 17 Jun 2010

Padang, West Sumatra (ANTARA News) - Indonesia`s fresh water fish production valued Rp2.6 trillion per year, with a production area of 0.32 pct compared to sea fishery.

The value is not included fresh water ornamentally fish like arwana and botia, Profressor in Fisheries Faculty of Bung Hatta University Dr Ir Hafrijal Syandri M.Si said in Padang on Wednesday.

Fresh water fish production in Indonesia reached 325 thousand tons per year, with a sales price of an average of Rp8,000 per kilogram.

Thus, the value of Indonesian fish production sales in one year reached Rp2.6 trillion, not to mention the value of fresh water ormentally fish sales. (*)