Marine Fisheries
  • There are 1,4000 known fish species living in Eritrea’s waters, and 17% of those fishes are found nowhere else. There are also 250 known coral species, in which 20% of those are found only in Eritrea’s Red Sea waters.
  • It is the world’s first country to allocate an entire coastline as a reserve. The Dahlak group of islands is world-renowned for their pearl production and is largely uninhabited.
Marine Fisheries in Eritrea