Table  9.4 :  FISH CATCH  BY MONTH, 2005 - 2008
(In metric tons)
Fish catch Percentage share % change over
Month 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008  previous year
Total 158,164.22 185,923 184,158 144,169 133,086 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 -7.7
EEZ 2,546 3,011 3,177 3,048 1,350 1.6 1.6 1.7 2.1 1.0 -55.7
January 12,467 13,796 19,690 11,779 13,113 7.9 7.4 10.7 8.2 9.9 11.3
February 13,711 12,812 18,710 13,944 9,647 8.7 6.9 10.2 9.7 7.2 -30.8
March 15,623 15,403 14,817 15,652 7,734 9.9 8.3 8.0 10.9 5.8 -50.6
April 11,634 15,830 19,864 12,062 8,171 7.4 8.5 10.8 8.4 6.1 -32.3
May 7,983 16,557 16,649 10,420 9,961 5.0 8.9 9.0 7.2 7.5 -4.4
June 9,374 12,262 14,315 8,433 12,332 5.9 6.6 7.8 5.8 9.3 46.2
July 11,903 15,803 8,751 7,912 9,897 7.5 8.5 4.8 5.5 7.4 25.1
August 15,729 15,201 12,980 8,643 12,317 9.9 8.2 7.0 6.0 9.3 42.5
September 11,569 12,044 12,044 12,069 11,953 7.3 6.5 6.5 8.4 9.0 -1.0
October 16,969 13,154 16,715 13,642 10,923 10.7 7.1 9.1 9.5 8.2 -19.9
November 15,376 20,538 13,811 15,039 13,951 9.7 11.0 7.5 10.4 10.5 -7.2
December 13,282 19,511 12,635 11,525 11,737 8.4 10.5 6.9 8.0 8.8 1.8
Source: Ministry of Fisheries  and Agriculture