Agriculture

Summary of Fish Production in Nepal 2014/15

 

Particulars Pond (Nos.) Total Area(Ha.) Fish Production (Mt.) YIELD Kg./Ha
A. Fish Production from Aquaculture Practices     48,000  
A1 Pond Fish culture 36,666 9,200 41,481 4,509
Mountain 117 9 23 2,556
Hill 3,634 353 1,013 2,870
Terai 32,915 8,838 40,445 4,576
A2 Other area (ghols)   2,900 5,704 1,967
A3 Paddycum fish culture (Ha)   100 45 450
A4 Cage fish culture (m3)   70,000 350  
A5 Enclosure fish culture (Ha)   100 140 1,400
A6 Trout Fish Culture in Raceway (m2)   12,000 250  
A7 Fish Production in Public Sector (M.ton)     30  
B. Fish Production from Capture Fisheries     21,500  
B1 Rivers   395,000 7,110 18
B2 Lakes   5,000 850 170
B3 Reservoirs   1,500 385 257
B4 Marginal/Swamps/ghols etc.   11,100 5,990 540
B5 Low Land Irrigated Paddy Fields   398,000 7,165 18
Total Fish Production (Mt.)     69,500  
C. Fish Seed Production/Distribution (No. in '000)       191,345
C1 Public Sector       40,000
a. Hatchling*       188,500
b. Fry       15,700
c. Fingerling **       12,150
C2 Private Sector        
a. Fry       151,345

* Hactchling of public sector is distributed for fry production in private sector

** Aquarium fish included in Fingerling and count double number for Fry fish seed

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Source: Statistical Information on Nepalese Agriculture 2014/15