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Aquaculture


Marine aquaculture

Croatian marine aquaculture is consisted of farming fish and shellfish. The most important species are European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax), Giltheaed seabream (Sparus aurata) and Atlantic bluefin tuna (Tunnus thynnus) of fish species and Mediterranean mussel (Mytilus galoprovincialis) and European flat oyster (Ostrea edulis) of shellfish species.
Total annual production of marine aquaculture in 2016 was 13.235 tonnes.


 *estimated

 

Freshwater aquaculture

The farming of freshwater fish species in Croatia is performed as farming of warm water species (cyprinid species) and farming of cold water species (salmonid species). The most important species in freshwater farming are carp (Cyprinus carpio) and rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).
Total annual production of freshwater aquaculture in 2016 was 4.034 tonnes.


 *estimated