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Posted by Admin on April 22, 2012

FISON as a Professional organization for the Fisheries subsector is committed to promoting the contribution of Fisheries to the Nigerian Economy, ensuring fish food security through sustainable investments and livelihood, and improving Fisheries Planning, Research and Development through advocacy and optimal utilization of the wealth and experience of her professional member

Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON) has a large membership that cut across individual to corporate organizations.

HEALTH BENEFITS OF EATING CATFISH

Posted by Admin on June 12, 2017 • 

Aquaculture, the farming of fish in Nigeria has greatly assisted in bridging the gap between fish demand and supply. In the last 20 years fish production from aquaculture has increased for 70,000MT to more than 350,000MT. Production brought about by catfish has been responsible for over 90% of fish produced from aquaculture.

The importance of fish cannot be overlooked as fish is important not only for its calorific value but also as an important source of animal protein. Moreover, thousands of Nigeria populace derives their livelihood directly from activities related to fish procurement, distribution and consumption.

HEALTH BENEFITS OF EATING CATFISH: DEBUNKING THE MYTHS ABOUT CATFISH BAD FAT

Posted by Admin on June 12, 2017 • 

The African catfish: Economic impact in Nigeria. Clarias gariepinus is the most cultured fish spp in Nigeria. It is the mainstay of aquaculture in the country, contributing 90% of the aquaculture production. About 300,000MT of catfish, valued at over N174Billion, is produced annually in Nigeria. Nigerian catfish farmers have invested over N22Billion on infrastructure.