This section details the fisheries sector currently operating in Myanmar’s exclusive
economic zone, from small-scale artisanal inshore fisheries to industrial offshore fisheries.
Fisheries productivity, activity and aquaculture ponds are also presented, which can be used
to improve fisheries enforcement, management and biodiversity conservation.
Cumulative purse seine fisheries catch data (1993-2012)
Figure 7.5: Cumulative purse seine fisheries catch data (1993-2012)
Cumulative purse seine tuna and billfish catch data
Expressed as tonnes km -2 per Food and Agriculture Organisation of
the United Nations (FAO) major fishing cell (5 x 5 degree resolution).
As some of these FAO cells
contained landmasses data were corrected for each cell's coincident sea area. Catch data are drawn
as filled polygons using a yellow/dark brown classification, data deficient cells (grey dot).
In all parts
EEZs (broken line) and labelled (three-digit ISO country code: italics).