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New Aquaculture Parks to Boost Oyster Production

27 August 2013

BRAZIL - Oyster production in Para is expected to grow by 25 times from 280 tonnes to 7,000 tonnes per year due to the creation of 16 new aquaculture parks.

The new parks will be located in Salinópolis, Curuçá, St. John's Point and St. John Pirabas.

The 16 parks occupy a total of 166 hectares and together they will be responsible for the creation of approximately 700 jobs.

"Moving the state's economy significantly, improving the quality of life of the fish farmers in Para, and consequently increasing the supply of fish to the population," says the National Secretary of Planning and Land Aquaculture, Maria Fernanda Nince.



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