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Barramundi Minimize

The capture fishery for barramundi is based along the southern coast of the PNG mainland and mainly in the Western province. The fishery is now operating under a management plan that was developed under an ACIAR funded project completed in 2002.

Barramundi exports in 2000 was 23.5 tonnes valued at around 402 thousand kina; exports in 2001 was 21.5 tonnes valued at around K353 thousand kina; 2002 was 31.5 tonnes valued at about 600 thousand kina while the 2003 export was 10.6 tonnes valued at around 230 thousand kina.
 

  
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