Armenia

Thursday, 20 August 2020 08:58

Fish breeding in Armenia

EM4 20 ArmeniaSuccessful transition from carps to high-value species

This article was featured in EUROFISH Magazine 4 / 2020

Armenia has favorable climatic conditions for the commercial breeding and growing of species of trout (Salmonidae) and sturgeon (Acipenseridae). The country’s rich resources of subterranean water and its suitable climate enable the commercial production of these fi sh all the year round.

The potential of the fishing sector has been recognized by private companies who have contributed to developing the industry. Their efforts have meant that Armenia today has a large number of companies with extensive experience in the production of fish and efficient management skills.