Member States

  Morocco

Population : 32 649 130 inhabitants - PIB : 90 805 (M $US)
(Source FAOSTAT, 2013) (Source World Bank, 2010)

Longueur des côtes : 3500 Km - ZEE : 1 Million km²
(Source FAOSTAT, 2011)


Main ports of fisheries :
- Nador
- Al Houceima
- M'diq
- Tangier
- Larache
- Kenitra
- Mohammedia
- Casablanca
- El Jadida
- Safi
- Essaouira
- Agadir
- Tan-Tan
- Boujdour
- Laayoune
- Dakhla

Fishery Products / animal protein consumed : 64%

Fisheries Production: 1.3 million tonnes

Main species :

Pelagic species : Sardinella , sardine pilchardus, mackerel, horse mackerel , anchovy, tuna , skipjack
Cephalopods : Octopus, cuttlefish, squid
Shellfish : Prawn, crab, lobster, crayfish , lobster 
Demersal species : Hake , monkfish , eel , bream, swordfish , sword , St -pierre , sole, turbot , whiting
Aquaculture : Farmed fish (Bass, sea bream, meager, turbot, sole)
Breeding shellfish : Oysters , mussels , clam shell St- Jacques
Cultures of algae : red algae , brown algae and green algae


Focal Point :
Mr. Taoufil EL KTIRI : Director of Fisheries and Aquaculture

Email: elktiri@mpm.gov.ma