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Fishery

Gyeongsangbuk-do is supporting fishery businesses that raise fish and release massively-high-quality fish species. It is establishing artificial fishing reefs, multi-purpose port facilities, and fishery infrastructures to respond actively to the Korea-Japan Fisheries Agreement and Korea-China Fisheries Agreement.

National Export Estimate : 4,657 boats

Fishermen : 12,386 from 5,006 households

Major Catches

(Unit:1ton)

Major Catches
  Bamboo
Crab
Red
Crab
Saury Squid sole
Production
amount
1,829 15,717 1,290 66,630 4,025
National % 69 51 50 40 19

Fishery Production

  • Inshore & Coastal Fishing: 126,892 (11%)
  • Fish Farming: 6,398 (0.46%)
  • Inland Fishing: 1,460 (4.7%)

Research Centers for Developing Fish Resources

  • Provincial Fishery Resource Development Institute was established in October 1998.
    • Over 3 million high-quality fish are raised and released every year.
  • Provincial Research Center for Freshwater Fisheries was established in July 1996.
    • Over 3 million high-quality freshwater fish are raised and released every year.
    • The Exhibition for Freshwater Fish Environment & Ecology System was established (2004-2006).
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