Sansha Islands focus on development of deep-sea net-cage fish farming
According to an official of Sansha city, the Sansha government has issued a detailed plan for the development of deep-sea net-cage fish farming, and more people are expected to be able to enjoy fish from the Sansha Islands.
A present, a total of four Hainan fishing companies have been approved to invest and develop the deep-sea net-cage fish farming in Yongle islands, Mischief Reef and Zhubi Reef of Nansha islands as well as other islands and reefs around the Sansha islands.
What’s more, the number of deep-sea cages at the Yongle islands is expected to hit 1,000 within the year while more and more fishing companies setting up business there.
Fisherman Lu Chuan’an said that the Xisha islands have unique advantages that will help them rapidly develop the deep-sea net-cage fish farming, benefiting from favorable war temperature quality, with the lowest temperatures in the winter season at least 25 degrees Celsius.
He added that he had invested 3 million yuan in the deep-sea net-cage fish farming in Drummond Island of Xisha islands in 2011, and had earned a profit of more than 20 million yuan in 2012.