STUDY REPORT OF THE REGULAR COURSE TRAINEES AND SPECIAL TRAINEES IN FISHING TECHNOLOGY AND RESOURCE CONSERVATION 1997
The Union of Myanmar is endowed with the rich natural resources including sustainable arable land, vast and under exploited marine resources. Myanmar is one of the Southeast Asian Countries situated between Latitude 9° 30' N and 28° 31'N. Myanmar has a long coastline about 2831.84 kilometers with continental shelf area 228,781 square kilometers. The EEZ extend the seaward to the distance of 200 nautical miles from the baseline. It is about 486,000 square kilometers. Fishery resources of our Myanmar are very widely known in Southeast Asia. There are a large quantities of fishes and shrimps resources within the EEZ, which has been an important role of the livestock and Fishery sector in Myanmar.