Fisheries in Ecuador

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Shrimp and canned tuna represent the second and third largest total of non-oil exports of Ecuador. The tuna fishing industry of the country is the second largest and most modern of America; and the quality and export volume of the Ecuadorian shrimp places the country among the largest exporters worldwide.

The fishing activity covers all the coastal provinces of Ecuador:

El Oro
Manabí
Guayas
Esmeraldas

Of these provinces come a wide variety of products exported as:
Tuna
Sardine
Mahi Mahi
Swordfish
Escolar
Pompano
Pacific Moonfish
Shark
Sawfish
Hake
Shrimp
Frigate tuna
Wahoo
Mackerel
Blue crab
Blue Marlin
Squid
Jack mackerel
Sea Bass
Snapper Fish
Stone Bass
Fish flour