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In 2010, the French fishing industry’s production totaled 470,000 tons of fish; France is the fourth country in the European Union in terms of catches. The three main species caught in 2009 were albacore, sardine and skipjack. In 2009, the total fishery sales in mainland France were about 1 billion euros. Production areas French fishing […]

Fish farming has a long history in France. In the Middle Ages, French monks were breeding fishes in lakes and ponds. When artificial reproduction for salmon trout was established at the end of the 19th century, French salmon aquaculture soared. Around the world, fishing captures are capped to 90 million metric tons (mt) since the […]