When it is said that it is fish and rice that made a person Bengali it actually means inland fishes. Inland fisheries comprises of rivers, estuaries, beels, floodplains, polders, ponds, ox-bow lakes, brackish water etc. Bangladesh has a total of 8393000 hectors area of inland sweet water/fresh water resources. According to a study the total inland fish production during 2007-2008 stands 1 646 819 MT with marine catch total 455601MT. The total production form aqua culture stands 914752 during 2006-2007 which rank the nation sixth largest
We are delight to inform you that Bangladeshi fishes free from antibiotic hazard as a result the EU has lifted their restriction since 28th November 2011. For detail please click here.
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