Why are prawns in the Sofala Bank declining?




Mozambican prawns are internationally renowned for their quality. Due to a variety of unique environmental conditions that come into play such as sea temperature, geographical position, sea currents and freshwater input they are considered the best in the world. Nevertheless, a decline in the total prawn catches has been experienced in the past two decades. This is a matter of concern for Mozambique, as the prawns’ high prices contribute to an important part of national revenues. Different explanations have been given regarding the decline. These will be discussed in this paper, together with the need to do further research on the subject.








- Sofala


- Inglês


- Nenhuma restrição


- Biodiversidade Marinha;
- Biodiversidade Costeira


- Relatórios, Estudos, Avaliações de Biodiversidade, Linhas de Base


- Economia, Comércio e Medidas de Incentivo


- Nenhuma / Não aplicável



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