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Omani fishing entangled in success

Demand from abroad keeps residents from enjoying what has been staple of national diet for centuries.
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2012 12:24

The Gulf state of Oman is one of the few countries in the world that claims to be self-sufficient in fishing.

Even so, some experts say the industry has become a victim of its own success.

Al Jazeera's Andrew Hopkins reports Muscat, Oman.

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