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18% More Fish Caught and Farmed in Croatia Last Year

CroatiaThe Central Bureau of Statistics have released data on Monday showing that the amount of sea fish caught and farmed in Croatia’s Adriatic waters had jumped 18% from 2012..

The statistics show that 85,713 tonnes of fish and other sea organisms were caught and farmed last year, 18% more than in 2012. Out of the total quantity of fish recorded, 71,008 were oily fish, made up of 68,392 of caught fish and 2,616 of farmed fish. Out of the total number of oily fish caught, sardines made up the majority (22%). The report says that shellfish catch had also increased last year by 41% to 685 tonnes.

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