Exports of fish fell in the first four months of 2017, but income from the fisheries sector increased by nearly half compared with the same period last year. According to an Agriculture Ministry report, income from the fisheries sector between January and April was $230,653, up $95,501 on 2016. Exports of fresh fish products stood at 3,380 tonnes and exports of processed fish products were 1,870 tonnes, down 30 and 180 tonnes respectively, the report said. Fish yields increased compared with the same period last year. Freshwater fish yields reached 130,395 tonnes, up 8,300 tonnes from the year before, while marine fish yields stood at 34,425 tonnes, up 1,575 tonnes.