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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2022, Vol. 10, Issue 5, Part A

Empirical study of capture and aquaculture fish production in Nigeria


Author(s): Obasi EU and Adeoye RL

Abstract: This work studied the development of fish production in Nigeria looking at the contributions of capture and aquaculture fish production in Nigeria to the total Domestic annual fish production; the trend and balance in annual fish demand and domestic production in Nigeria. The growth accounting framework and time series data from 2006 to 2019 to project the viability of Nigeria domestic fishery sector. The study shows that the capture fishery maintained the highest contributor to the domestic fish production in Nigeria for the study period. It contributed over 75.00% of the total domestic fish production while Aquaculture subsector gained the highest growth rate among the subsectors. Its annual growth rate stood at 12.53% while the capture sector was seen to be declining in its contribution to the domestic fish production in Nigeria.

DOI: 10.22271/fish.2022.v10.i5a.2733

Pages: 61-65  |  695 Views  467 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Obasi EU, Adeoye RL. Empirical study of capture and aquaculture fish production in Nigeria. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2022;10(5):61-65. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/fish.2022.v10.i5a.2733
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