Salvadoran tilapia production improved
A genetic laboratory was inaugurated yesterday; it will provide farmers with a new variety of fish that will shorten the harvest time.
Sunday, October 12, 2008
The center at the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAG) is located in Santa Cruz Porrillo, in the municipality of Tecoluco, San Vicente. The cost of building the center is over 2 million dollars and was provided by the State.
Native or indigenous communities who practice artisanal fishing in Central America, will make agreements that guarantee the sustainability of small-scale fisheries.
The Ministry of Agriculture has launched a project to increase the production of shellfish known as conchas, casco de burro (donkey helmet) and Japanese oysters, in the East of the country.
The laboratory in El Triunfo Port, El Salvador, will produce conch, donkey helmet and Pacific oyster seeds, and it will allow cultivation testing.
About 350,000 pounds of fish meat will be produced in the country this year, in the wild, resulting from the planting of 1.4 million fingerlings.
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