History

Data on marine fishery statistics in our country were compiled by the Ministry of Commerce until 1967 based on records of provincial fish markets through correspondences with provinces. Providing information on marine fishery statistics which has become an important factor of the Turkish economy to researchers and users beneficially, starting from 1967 to 2015, the Turkish Statistical Institute has compiled the marine fishery survey annually. From 2014, data on sea products is compiled by Monthly Large Scale Fishermen Fishery Survey and Seasonal Small Scale Fishermen Marine Fishery Survey from fishermen. Vessel properties and economical structure statistics are compiled by Annually Marine Fishery Survey.

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