Chabahar shrimp production up 40%

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
20 December 2006, at 12:00am

IRAN - This year, some 2,500 tons of shrimps have been produced in the southeastern port city of Chabahar, 700 kilometers south of provincial capital Zahedan, up 40% from last years figure.

The volume was collected from 1,200 hectares of a large fish farming complex in Gwatar, on the Iran-Pakistan border. Shrimps are bred, packaged and exported from this site both to domestic and foreign markets (2,300 tons of total production is to be exported abroad).

Source: Mehr News