Targeted Sectors and Key Projects

Fisheries

Fisheries


Fisheries sector consists of a number of productive components such as fishermen, boats, aquaculture, fish markets, fish outlets, factories, transportation trucks and ports. The sector has been contributing in the GDP with a steady increase recently, with an average growth of 10% in fish production. This makes the Sultanate one of the biggest producers of fish in the GCC.

The fisheries lab was conducted and its outcomes included a number of initiatives and projects in the artisanal and commercial catch, aquaculture and processing and export of fish.

1. Al Wusta Fisheries Industries Company (Oman Pelagics) 2. Quron shrimp farm 3. Modern fishing programme using coastal fishing vessels and modern boats 4. Fish hatcheries 5. Fish collection points
Fisheries
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