Long An province strives to achieve fishery production of over 60,000 tons in 2021
(seafood.vasep.com.vn) In 2021, Long An province's aquaculture output target is to reach over 60,000 tons, an increase of about 2,000 tons compared to 2020, of which, the output of brackish water shrimp will reach over 15,000 tons, the output of freshwater seafood will reach above 45,000 tons, an increase compared to 2020.
Currently, the province has built concentrated brackish water shrimp farming areas in districts: Can Duoc, Can Giuoc, Tan Tru and Chau Thanh with a total area of about 6,800 hectares, of which, pilot technology application model is high with commercial shrimp farming in some areas. The province strives to have the value of farmed shrimp reach over 1,300 billion VND by 2025. Freshwater aquaculture is concentrated in the districts of Dong Thap Muoi such as Tan Hung, Vinh Hung, Tan Thanh, ... with aquatic species such as tra fish, snakehead fish, catfish. ..
Deputy Director of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development - Dinh Thi Phuong Khanh said that in order to achieve the set goals, in the coming time, the province's Agriculture sector will focus on directing the aquaculture crop frame, implementing water environment, monitoring in farming areas to give timely recommendations to farmers, at the same time strengthening the quarantine of aquatic breeds at establishments producing aquatic breeds and seeds imported into the province; implementing surveillance of aquatic diseases in aquaculture areas. The province will also focus on investing in building infrastructure systems for aquaculture such as roads, irrigation systems, electricity systems ..., step by step creating favorable conditions to develop the provincial fisheries sector.