Increasing In Lagoon Fisheries Production Of Eastern Province

National Aquatic Resource Research and Development Agency (NARA) in collaboration with Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resource Development was initiated a program to increase Lagoon fishery production in Eastern Province where unutilized lagoons for fishing activities.  The objective of this program was to improve the income of fishing community and sustain the Lagoon fisheries production.  The Panama Lagoon has a potential to develop shrimp culture as salinity level in the lagoon is persistent at most of the time.

A number of three hundred thousand of Penaeus monodon pose larvae was released to the Panama Lagoon by NARA with the support of Panama Lagoon Fisheries Authority and Department of Fisheries and Development on 25th July 2016 as an experimental research project.


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