Mekong Delta Is The World's Biggest Source Of Global Inland Fish Catch

15 Jun 2020 by Local Press Report

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has ranked the Mekong Basin as the world’s most important hydrologic region or river basin for freshwater fish catches. In its latest State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture report, the FAO said that Mekong Basin accounted for 15.2 percent of the global inland fish catch which was released in Rome recently saying 50 percent of the global catch came from the Mekong and six other basins.