S'pore study to assess viability of southern waters for fish farming

The Singapore Food Agency announced earlier that it plans to "unlock the potential of sea-based fish farming".
The Singapore Food Agency announced earlier that it plans to "unlock the potential of sea-based fish farming".PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Amid initiatives to ramp up local food production, the authorities here are looking into the possibility of commercial fish farming in the waters south of the mainland.

"The study includes assessing the level of fish production that the waters can support without impacting the site conditions, and is expected to be completed by the end of this year," a spokesman for the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) told The Straits Times last week.

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