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Turkish salmon from Gaziantep to the world

Seafood
Salmon
Frozen Trout
Turkiye
Published Jan 12, 2023

Tridge summary

Trout farming, which started with 750 tons per year in Karkamış Dam Lake, located between Nizip and Karkamış districts of Gaziantep, developed by growing 9 times in 5 years. At the end of 2022, a total of 10 million fry were raised in 21 trout farming facilities with a total annual production capacity of 9,289 tons. The basin, which allows the production of table trout in two seasons and Turkish salmon throughout the year, as the water temperature is 14-19 degrees on average throughout the year, offers a great advantage for the producers in the region. Providing information about the facility and production, Agriculture and Forestry Provincial Director Mehmet Karayılan said, "In 2022, 6750 tons/year of trout were produced in our province. With this production amount, it is among the top 10 trout producing provinces in our country. Although our province does not have a coast, our trout production is increasing rapidly. and we contribute to our country's aquaculture exports.

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Trout farming, which started with 750 tons per year in Karkamış Dam Lake, located between Nizip and Karkamış districts of Gaziantep, developed by growing 9 times in 5 years. At the end of 2022, a total of 10 million fry were raised in 21 trout aquaculture facilities with a total annual production capacity of 9,289 tons. The basin, which allows the production of table trout in two seasons and Turkish salmon throughout the year, as the water temperature is 14-19 degrees on average throughout the year, offers a great advantage for the producers in the region. Providing information about the facilities and productions, Provincial Director of Agriculture and Forestry Mehmet Karayılan said, "In 2022, 6750 tons/year of trout were produced in our province. With this production amount, it is among the top 10 provinces producing trout in our country. Although our province does not have a coast to the sea, our trout production is increasing rapidly. and we contribute to our country's ...
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