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Hon Yen lobster farming panorama

Aerial view of the lobster farming area in Hon Yen, Tuy An district at sunrise. When the water is calm you could see the color changing of the sea surface from shallow water to the deep water where placing the network of lobster cages. Lobster farming is a growing industry in Vietnam and under a plan from the country’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Framed this way, mariculture seems to offer boundless potential to meet future demand for seafood and feed vulnerable populations with little environmental impact.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Vietnam
Camera: L1D-20c
Copyright: © Thien Nguyen Ngoc