Tuna Fishing in Bangladesh Industry in Flux
Author : Afifat Khanam Ritika
22 Jul 2023

It is well known that tuna fish holds worldwide recognition as one of the largest, most popular, and economically significant fish species. It plays a crucial role in global marine fisheries exports, with the Pacific Ocean being the primary source of tuna catches (67%), followed by the Indian Ocean (12%) and the Atlantic Ocean (12%). Even the global tuna market has grown significantly in recent years and surpassed initial estimates. In 2022, it reached a value of $21.97 billion, surpassing the expected value of $13.75 billion for 2023 by Reuter's report.