Mission Statement

​The primary objective of the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture is to ensure the sustainability of fish species in the seas and to address the requirements in the fisheries sector, by establishing required rules which:

  • ​​Regulate the activities concerning fisheries and aquaculture
  • Monitor and control these assets 
  • Help the parties involved to educate themselves with these regulations thus strengthening the sector, for the benefit of their dependants 
  • Promote the development of the aquaculture sector to supply products to the local and foreign market while reducing the pressure on wild fish
  • Facilitate and ensure that consumers have access to fresh and healthy fish
  • Gather, analyze and keep biological and economic information to serve as an objective basis for decisions underpinning  the sustainability of fish in our waters