Official Concept and Definition

Fish pen

Definition

A fish enclosure made of closely-woven bamboo screens, nylon screens or nets or other materials attached to poles staked at the bottom up to the surface of the lake, river or other shallow bodies of water for the purpose of growing and/or culturing of fish to various sizes in fresh, brackish and marine waters. A fish pen varies in shapes. Its enclosure covers the entire water depth from the water surface down to the bottom.

Formula
PSS Agency PSA
Source/s

2012 CAF Enumerator's Manual

Indicators / Statistics Being Generated Not applicable
PSA Board Resolution Not applicable
Statistical Domain Economic Statistics
Statistical Activity Agriculture, forestry, fisheries

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