Breeding fish in floating cages in Phu Quoc district in the southern province of Kien Giang Province
(Photo: VNA)

Kien Giang (VNS/VNA) — The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang will expand marine aquaculture on an industrial scale in an aim to improve residents’ income and protect the environment on islands and coastal areas from now until 2030, local authorities have said.marine aquaculture breeds mostly marine fish and bivalve mollusks, but its economic efficiency is not high, Tam said.

The province also has about 50 ha of oyster farming area for harvesting pearls in Phu Quoc district. Private enterprise Ngoc Hien Pearl has invested in the area that produced about 250,000 pearls last year. The district’s pearl farming has contributed to tourism.