Vietnam begins to realise marine aquaculture potential

Coastal aquaculture is being developed in many localities but the output is very small compared to the country’s potential, experts have said. The most popular species are fish, bivalve molluscs and crustacean species besides seaweed. Marine aquaculture is small in scale and lacks infrastructure, and faces many challenges related to seeds, feed, diseases, and pollution.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has drafted a sustainable marine aquaculture strategy for the period up to 2030 and submitted to the Government for approval. 

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