aquaculture begins in Seychelles as broodstock%2C acclimation and quarantine facility opens

The opening of the broodstock, acclimation and quarantine facility at the Providence Fishing Port marks the official opening of aquaculture as an industry in Seychelles.
Managed by the Seychelles Fisheries Authority (SFA), the facility was opened on Monday by President Danny Faure in the presence of the newly accredited EU Ambassador to the island nation – Vincent Degert. Located in the industrial zone on the east of the main island of Mahe, the facility – the first of its kind on the islands – is funded by the European Union under the fisheries sectoral fund.