Rising Seafood Consumption Spurs Growth in the Global Aquaculture and Fisheries Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Aquaculture and Fisheries markets. Global market for Aquaculture and Fisheries is projected to reach 188 million tons by 2020, driven by surging consumption of seafood in both developed as well as developing regions and the continuous decline in natural fish stock.

Aquaculture and Fisheries: A Global Strategic Business Report

Follow us on LinkedIn – Globally, demand for seafood has been growing, resulting in overexploitation of natural resources and production stagnation from captured fisheries. To curb overfishing and protect the biodiversity of natural resources, governments across the world are implementing regulations placing limits on capture fisheries. With seafood production struggling to keep pace with rising consumption, there is increased interest in aquaculture and fish farming as a means to bridge the widening gap between demand and supply by supplementing the output of capture fisheries. Consumer shift towards seafood as a source of protein and increased demand for exotic fish species such as shrimp and oysters are driving growth in the global aquaculture market. In developing economies, urban aquaponics practices are gaining prominence as a means to combat malnutrition and food crisis.

Expanding population, rising health consciousness among consumers and increasing disposable incomes are expected to continue driving demand for seafood products, thereby providing substantial growth opportunities for aquaculture in the coming years. The market is also expected to benefit from the rising significance of fish gelatin, increasing preference for micronutrient-rich foods like fish together with increased use of fish proteins in functional foods and supplements. Sustainable seafood and organic aquaculture practices are gaining prominence, globally, led by rising awareness over environmentally harmful fishing techniques. Focus is also on increasing the area devoted to aquaculture and enhancing the productivity per unit area in existing aquaculture areas by adopting species offering higher yield such as carp, tilapia, mollusks and crustaceans.

As stated by the new market research report on Aquaculture and Fisheries, Asia-Pacific represents the largest as well as the fastest growing market with a CAGR of 5% over the forecast period, supported by rising disposable incomes and growing consumption of animal proteins. Other factors driving growth in the market include expanding population, and growing popularity of urban aquaculture and aquaponics against a backdrop of increased interest in sustainable and waste-free fish farming practices. The low per capita protein consumption in developing countries offers immense untapped opportunities for future growth. China, the leading aquaculture producer globally, represents a lucrative market for fish products.

Key players covered in the report include American Abalone Farms, Blue Ridge Aquaculture Inc., Cermaq ASA, Cooke Aquaculture, Farmocean International A.B., Marine Harvest Canada, Nireus S.A., Royal Greenland A/S, Sea Watch International Ltd., Selonda Aquaculture S.A., Tassal group Ltd., Taylor Shellfish Inc., TriMarine International, Unima Group, AKVA Group, AquaBounty Technologies Inc., and Aquacare Environment Inc.

The research report titled “Aquaculture and Fisheries: A Global Strategic Business Report” announced by Global Industry Analysts Inc., provides a comprehensive review of market trends, issues, drivers, mergers, acquisitions and other strategic industry activities of major companies worldwide. The report provides market estimates and projections for all major geographic markets such as the United States, Canada, Japan, Europe (France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (China, and Rest of Asia-Pacific), Latin America, and Rest of World. Product segments analyzed include Aquaculture and Fisheries.

For more details about this comprehensive market research report, please visit – http://www.strategyr.com/Aquaculture_And_Fisheries_Market_Report.asp

About Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
Global Industry Analysts, Inc., (GIA) is a leading publisher of off-the-shelf market research. Founded in 1987, the company currently employs over 800 people worldwide. Annually, GIA publishes 1500+ full-scale research reports and analyzes 40,000+ market and technology trends while monitoring more than 126,000 Companies worldwide. Serving over 9500 clients in 27 countries, GIA is recognized today, as one of the world's largest and reputed market research firms.

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