The yield of local aquatic products of 2002 amounted to 2180 thousand tons, increased by 2.4%. It included 1.31 million tons of seawater aquiculture products, 4.1% higher than that of the previous year, and 863 thousand tons of products fished from the sea, the same as that of the previous year. 150 thousand square meters of seawater factory fish farms have been added on land, with a total scale of 400 thousand square meters.
Another 10 thousand hectares of areas have been added for the cultivation of precious aquatic products as scallops, sea cucumbers and abalones, etc. 30 deep-sea fishing vessels have been added and the total number of overseas fishing vessels has reached 262.