SUSTAINABLE FISHING IN GULF OF OMAN

Fishery and aquaculture are among the most ancient and important sectors of Oman economy, with deep cultural and social significance.Government has laid the groundwork for the development and implementation of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Vision 2040 – “To create a profitable world-class sector that is ecologically sustainable and a net contributor to Oman economy.” Sea floor trawling is banned in Oman.Gulf of Oman is an abundant source of oily Indian Sardine and other fish species of high Omega 3 content.