Bangladesh enjoy a territorial water area of about 20 nautical km from the coast. The exclusive economic zone of the country extends about 320 nautical km from the territorial waters. Therefore, the marine fisheries zone of Bangladesh is roughly above 200,000 km2, which appears larger than the total area of the country itself.
In general, based on their living nature the marine fisheries can be classified into 2 categories namely pelagic, and demersal.
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