Shrimp production to decline by 40 percent in Iran

Business Materials 6 November 2019 20:56 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov. 6

By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:

Shrimp production will decline by 40 percent in Iran, Executive Director of the Iran Association for the Seafood Production and Export Arslan Gasemi said.

“Some 20,000-25,000 tons of shrimp will be produced this year, while over 40,000 tons were planned to be produced,” the executive director added, Trend reports referring to the Young Journalists Club.

"This decline will also affect the export of Iranian shrimps," Gasemi said.

The executive director added that the cause of the decline in shrimp production is the spread of White spot syndrome.