Middle East Asia
Egypt is the world’s second-largest producer of tilapia and the leading aquaculture-producing nation in the Middle East.
Contact: Salah Taher - STaher@ct.ussec.org
India is the second-largest aquaculture producing nation globally, after China, and has traditionally been a major producer of native Indian carps and diversifying with additional species, such as Pangasius, which is now the second-most-produced freshwater species after Indian carp. The aquaculture industry in India is modernizing and diversifying with additional species in production.
Contact: Vijay Anand - VAnand@ct.ussec.org
Turkey is the second-largest aquaculture-producing nation in the Middle East, with significant production of European sea bass, gilthead sea bream, and rainbow trout for both domestic consumption and export.
Contact: Sirri Kayhan - SKayhan@ct.ussec.org