Feeding 1.4 billion: China’s floating fish farms

Ningde of southeast China’s Fujian Province produces China’s cultured seafood. Thousands of fish farmers, who resided along this coastal area for decades have transferred this little fishing village into the epicenter of the yellow croaker industry – producing 75 percent of the nation’s total output.

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SOURCE: CGTN, 8 Oct 2019

A mariculture zone in Ningde City, southeast China’s Fujian Province. Ningde City has developed a whole industrial chain of large yellow croaker including breeding, processing and marketing. In 2019, the output of large yellow croakers in the city reached about 164,000 tons, accounting for more than 80 percent of the national output and creating output value of over ten billion yuan (1.43 billion U.S dollars). (Xinhua/Jiang Kehong)

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