Aquaculture to top 60% of fish production

A report by the Worldwatch Institute says that aquaculture has been expanding steadily for the last 25 years and saw a rise of 6.2% in 2011. Credit: Marco Carè/Marine Photobank

Total global fish production, including both wild capture fish and aquaculture, reached an all-time high of 154 million tons in 2011, and aquaculture is set to top 60% of production by 2020.

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