According to Statistics from the provincial authorities, the output of exploited seafood approximately reached 19,331 tons, a year-on-year increase of 1.1 percent. Subsequently, May’s accumulation of seafood output hit 86,067 tons, a year-on-year increase of 2.5 percent.
Additionally, the farming output was estimated at 814 tons, accumulated in 5 months of 2023 is estimated at 4,235 tons, rising by 2.1% over the same period last year. Otherwise, marine aquaculture mainly focuses on cage culture in Phu Quy and Tuy Phong districts with farmed species including grouper, cobia, pompano, and rafts.
With strict and regular management of aquatic breeds, especially shrimp broodstock, shrimp seed production in May was estimated at nearly 2 billion, down 3.91% over the same period. Nevertheless, this species’ s accumulated 5 months of 2023 is estimated to reach more than 9 billion animals, down 3.24% compared to the same period last year. In addition to strengthening seed quality management, functional agencies have coordinated with localities to strengthen technical support, environmental inspection, and monitoring, and pay attention to disease prevention in farming areas. Seafood. Up to now, 35 shrimp seed production facilities have been checked and maintained in Tuy Phong district.