Fishery sector expanded 82.85% during the first six months of 2017, Peru's National Fisheries Society (SNP) reported.
The first fishing season
was key to the industry's contribution to GDP.
On the other hand, species for direct human consumption expanded 20.11% in June.
Frozen giant squid, prawns, tuna, octopus, hakes and other hydro-biological resources stood out among the said products.
SNP declared itself pleased to continue to support economic recovery in Peru and coastal cities affected by weather events.
Furthermore, it is confident the country's GDP will carry on growing during the second half of 2017.