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  • Fisheries sector contribution to GDP (%): 1.2 (2007)
  • Fish production, including aquaculture (metric tonne): 702 (2008 estimate)
  • Fish production, including aquaculture (value in national currency): EC$ 24.5 million (2008 estimate)
  • Fish exports (metric tonne): n/a
  • Fish exports (value in national currency): n/a
  • Fish imports (metric tonne): 249 (2006)
  • Fish imports (value in national currency): EC $ 4.4 million (2006)
  • Per capita fish consumption (kg): n/a
  • EEZ (km2): 85,500
  • Shelf area (km2): 2,000
  • Fishing area (km2): 85,500
  • Number of landing sites: 10
  • Number of fishers: 300 – 400
  • Number of fishing vessels: 139
  • Fishing gear/methods: Traps, handlines, rod and line, pole and line, spear gun, rigs, scuba, free diving, seine nets, other nets, and long-lines
  • Number of vendors / hawkers: <15
  • Number of processors: 1
  • Number of exporters: approx. 5
  • Number of importers: Various supermarkets
  • Area under aquaculture (hectares): nil
  • Number of aquaculture farms: nil
  • Number of aquaculture farmers: nil
  • Incentives to fishers and aquaculture farmers: Duty-free concessions on wire, buoys, rope, fishing vessels (including engines) and other requisites

EC $2.67 = US$1

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