The Industrial Fishery are comprise of Purse seiner and Industrial Longliners.
Number of Purse Seiner and Supply Vessel (At 15th January 2021)
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The industrial longline fishery is dominated by the South East Asian fleets which are focused mainly on the high value frozen tuna for sashimi markets. There are 127 industrial longliners license to operates within and outside our EEZ, they are mostly foreign-owned or in partnership with Seychellois investors.
Catch from this fishery are not transacted in Port Victoria and longliners rarely call to Port Victoria, including that of our own flagged vessels. Transshipments are done at sea outside of Seychelles EEZ or in other ports in the region, mostly in Port Louis, Mauritius.
Number of Industrial Longliners (At 15th January 2021)