FACTORS THAT HAVE FAVOURED THE DEVELOPMENT OF FISH FARMING IN SINGAPORE

FACTORS THAT HAVE FAVOURED THE DEVELOPMENT OF FISH FARMING IN SINGAPORE

Fish farming or pisciculture involves the commercial breeding of fish, usually for food, in fish tanks or artificial enclosures such as fish ponds

The following are factors that have favoured the development of fish farming in SINGAPORE

  • Improvement in research on fisheries which provided the need to establish ponds where the studies are carried out.




  • Supportive government policy of financing fish farming which came up after realizing that the natural fishing grounds are getting depleted.
  • Availability of ready fish markets both local in urban areas and foreign markets in other countries which encouraged farmers to practice fish farming so as to earn a living.
  • The presence of cool temperature and reliable rain fall which support the existence of fish and fish growth
  • Availability of various fish species to stock the ponds such as Tilapia, Bagrus and clarias.




  • Presence of skilled labour provided by graduates from University and semi-skilled labour by the locals in populated districts to facilitate the establishment and management of ponds.
  • Plenty of fish feeds produced locally by SINGAPORE like maize brand and burnt bread, this support fish growth and multiplication.

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