Iran exports 1200 tons cultivated fish caviar

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Iran has exported 1200 kilograms of caviar of cultivated fish in the Iranian calendar year, (started on March 21, 2015), Deputy Head of Iranian Fisheries Organization Hossein Abdolhai.

Iran stands first in the world in terms of cultivating trout in freshwater, he said, adding Iran now is producing 16 percent of trout across the world.

Iran has made 140.000 tons of trout, 13.000 tons of shrimp and other aquatic creatures this year, he said, adding Iran has increased shrimp production by 65 percent this year comparing to last year.

By ISNA

 

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