Table 9.2 :  FISH CATCH BY LOCALITY, 2006 - 2008
(In '000 metric tons)
       
Fish catch Percentage share % change over previous year
 Locality 2005 2006 2007 2008 2005 2006 2007 2008 2005 2006 2007 2008
Republic 185.9 184.2 144.2 133.1 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 17.2 -0.9 -21.7 -7.7
Male' 10.9 11.8 13.3 13.4 5.9 6.4 9.2 10.0 -33.9 7.9 13.1 0.6
Atolls 172.0 169.2 127.8 118.4 92.5 91.9 88.7 88.9 23.3 -1.6 -24.5 -7.4
EEZ 3.0 3.2 3.0 1.3 1.6 1.7 2.1 1.0 18.3 5.5 -4.1 -55.7
 HA 16.1 15.9 10.7 7.0 8.7 8.6 7.5 5.2 25.1 -1.4 -32.2 -35.3
 HDh 6.5 7.5 4.1 4.6 3.5 4.1 2.9 3.4 65.5 15.0 -44.8 10.5
 Sh 10.7 10.7 9.7 7.5 5.7 5.8 6.7 5.6 35.8 0.2 -9.2 -23.1
 N 3.0 2.0 1.6 1.4 1.6 1.1 1.1 1.1 16.6 -31.2 -22.1 -10.8
 R 11.0 12.8 7.4 12.2 5.9 6.9 5.2 9.1 47.8 16.4 -41.7 63.6
B 3.4 2.6 2.8 2.6 1.8 1.4 2.0 2.0 21.5 -23.1 9.6 -7.2
Lh 13.3 10.9 7.0 5.9 7.1 5.9 4.9 4.4 56.9 -17.8 -35.4 -16.4
K 5.5 5.5 2.7 3.3 2.9 3.0 1.9 2.5 -12.9 0.1 -50.5 22.0
 AA 8.7 8.2 5.8 6.3 4.7 4.5 4.0 4.7 11.1 -5.2 -29.9 8.2
ADh 9.8 7.8 7.1 7.0 5.3 4.3 4.9 5.3 26.1 -19.7 -10.1 -0.9
V 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.6 -7.1 -4.9 -19.2 30.0
M 5.7 4.0 4.2 5.0 3.1 2.2 2.9 3.8 3.4 -29.8 5.2 20.2
F 2.5 1.9 3.4 3.7 1.3 1.0 2.4 2.8 182.6 -24.8 85.2 6.6
Dh 3.0 2.1 1.4 1.6 1.6 1.2 1.0 1.2 34.1 -29.8 -34.1 12.5
Th 11.5 8.1 6.5 7.2 6.2 4.4 4.5 5.4 88.4 -29.5 -20.6 11.4
 L 13.8 12.9 18.0 14.0 7.4 7.0 12.5 10.5 37.4 -6.4 39.5 -22.2
GA 23.3 25.0 15.2 10.3 12.5 13.6 10.5 7.8 19.3 7.5 -39.2 -32.0
GDh 14.3 17.4 11.9 12.0 7.7 9.4 8.2 9.0 20.3 21.2 -31.6 0.8
Gn 0.5 0.8 0.4 0.8 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.6 -23.7 53.9 -53.6 100.5
S 8.9 12.4 7.3 5.4 4.8 6.7 5.0 4.0 -37.3 39.6 -41.4 -26.2  
Source: Ministry of Fisheries  and Agriculture