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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 -


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 -


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 -