Saudi Arabia aquaculture market are anticipated to show a robust growth in the upcoming five years, 2022-2026. The market growth can be attributed to the changing food consumption habits of the consumers. Moreover, the expansions of the food retail in the country are serving to be another beneficial factor for the growth of the Saudi Arabia aquaculture market in the upcoming five years. The consumers are inclined toward the easily available packaged aquaculture through various sales channel and the factor is supporting the growth of the market in the next five years. With the surge in the demand of aquatic organisms like fish, mollusks, crustaceans, and other aquatic flora and fauna species for their home aquariums is also driving the growth of the Saudi Arabia aquaculture market. Factors like urbanization, rising disposable income, are some of the other factors responsible for the growth of the market in the future five years. Furthermore, in the recent times, the consumers are more health conscious and have an inclination toward protein rich meat and diet. Seafood is a major source of protein along with other important nutrients and the factor is thus aiding the growth of the Saudi Arabia aquaculture market.

Aquaculture is one of the important sources of food in the country that drives the market growth exponentially. Also, the country is also involved in the import and export of aquatic animals as seafood in other countries thereby driving the market growth in the upcoming future. Although, the market may face a restraint due to quality assurance regulations that are changing in the importing countries.

Saudi Arabia aquaculture market is segmented by type, culture, distribution channel, regional distribution, and competitional landscape. Based on type, the market is further segmented into fisheries, seaweeds, microalgae, crustaceans, mollusks, and others. Fisheries segment is anticipated to hold the largest shares of the market and may dominate the market segment in the subsequent five years to come on the account of surge in the demand of fishes for the food as well as the residential pets. For the further decoration of the aquariums at home, the consumers are also inclined toward seaweeds and microalgae and thus they may register significant growth in the next five years.

A partial list of market player in the Saudi Arabia aquaculture market includes National Aquaculture Group (NAQUA), Saudi Fisheries Company, Arabian Shrimp Company, Saudi fisheries company (Asmak), Jazadco Fisheries, Tabuk Fisheries Company, Arab Fisheries Co, Izalco LLC, Sami Hamad Est, Saudi fisheries company, among others. These market players hold larger shares of the market than the new market players. With the advancement of the technology, it is appropriate to say that the effective research and development of the technologically advanced services would support the market growth and benefit the market players as well as the consumers. New market players may focus on the research and development to provide services that satisfies the consumer demand as well as benefits the market players in building their brand value. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new product developments and better service provisions.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2016 – 2019

Base Year: 2020

Estimated Year: 2021

Forecast Period: 2022 – 2026

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze the historical growth of the market size of Saudi Arabia aquaculture market from 2016 to 2019.
  • To estimate and forecast the market size of Saudi Arabia aquaculture market from 2020 to 2026 and growth rate until 2026. 
  • To classify and forecast Saudi Arabia aquaculture market based on type, culture, distribution channel, competitional landscape, and regional distribution.
  • To identify dominant region or segment in the Saudi Arabia aquaculture market.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for Saudi Arabia aquaculture market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in Saudi Arabia aquaculture market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in Saudi Arabia aquaculture market.
  • To identify key sustainable strategies adopted by market players in Saudi Arabia aquaculture market.


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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of suppliers, and products across the country. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the products which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the producers, distribution channels and presence of all major players across the country.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of Saudi Arabia aquaculture market using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these services and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.

Key Target Audience:

  • Aquaculture providers, end users, and other stakeholders
  • Distributers and suppliers of the related products and services
  • Organizations, forums, and alliances related to aquaculture
  • Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as producers, cultivators, suppliers, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, Saudi Arabia aquaculture market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

By Type () By Culture () By Distribution Channel ()

  • Saudi Arabia Aquaculture Market, By Type:
    • Fisheries
    • Seaweeds
    • Microalgae
    • Crustaceans
    • Mollusks
    • Others
  • Saudi Arabia Aquaculture Market, By Culture:

o   Freshwater

o   Brackish Water

o   Marine

  • Saudi Arabia Aquaculture Market, By Distribution Channel:

o   Specialty Stores

o   Supermarkets/Hypermarkets

o   Online

  • Saudi Arabia Aquaculture Market, By Region:
    • Western
    • Eastern
    • Northern & Central
    • Southern

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in Saudi Arabia aquaculture market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).
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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Impact of COVID-19 on Saudi Arabia Aquaculture Market

4.    Executive Summary

5.    Voice of Customers

6.    Saudi Arabia Aquaculture Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1.     By Value & Volume (Metric Tons)

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Rearing Product Type (Equipment, Chemicals, Fertilizers, Pharmaceuticals)

6.2.1.1.         By Equipment (Containment Equipment, Water Pumps and Filters, Water Circulating and Aerating Equipment, Cleaning Equipment, Feeders, Others)

6.2.2.     By Culture (Freshwater, Marine, Brackish Water)

6.2.3.     By Species (Aquatic Animals v/s Aquatic Plants)

6.2.3.1.         By Aquatic Animals (Shrimps, Tilapia, Crustaceans, Molluscs, Others)

6.2.3.2.         By Aquatic Plants (Seaweeds, Microalgae, Others)

6.2.4.     By Culture System (Extensive, Semi-Extensive, Intensive)

6.2.5.     By Production Type (Small Scale v/s Medium & Large Scale)

6.2.6.     By Distribution Channel (Traditional Retail, Supermarkets and Hypermarkets, Specialized Retailers, Online Stores, Others)

6.2.7.     By Region

6.2.8.     By Company (2020)

6.3.  Product Market Map

7.    Saudi Arabia Freshwater Aquaculture Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast

7.1.1.     By Value

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Rearing Product Type

7.2.2.     By Species

7.2.3.     By Culture System

7.2.4.     By Production Type

7.2.5.     By Distribution Channel

8.    Saudi Arabia Marine Water Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast

8.1.1.     By Value

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Rearing Product Type

8.2.2.     By Species

8.2.3.     By Culture System

8.2.4.     By Production Type

8.2.5.     By Distribution Channel

9.    Saudi Arabia Brackish Water Market Outlook

9.1.  Market Size & Forecast

9.1.1.     By Value

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1.     By Rearing Product Type

9.2.2.     By Species

9.2.3.     By Culture System

9.2.4.     By Production Type

9.2.5.     By Distribution Channel

10.  Market Dynamics

10.1.  Drivers

10.2.  Challenges

11.  Market Trends & Developments

12.  Policy & Regulatory Landscape

13.  Import-Export Analysis (Seafood)

14.  Saudi Arabia Economic Profile

15.  Competitive Landscape

15.1.    Competition Outlook

15.2.    Company Profiles (Inclusive of SWOT Analysis)

15.2.1.  National Aquaculture Group (NAQUA)

15.2.2.  Jazan Energy and Development Company (Jazadco)

15.2.3.  Tabuk Fisheries Company

15.2.4.  Tharawat Holdings

15.2.5.  Aquaculture Sharq Farms

15.2.6.  Saudi Fisheries Company

15.2.7.  Arabian Shrimp Company

15.2.8.  Arab Fisheries Co

15.2.9.  Sami Hamad Est

15.2.10.                Aqua Bridge Farms Co.

16.  Strategic Recommendations

17.  About Us & Disclaimer