In recent years, Dandong closely around the fishing efficiency, increase fishermen and fisheries sustainable development"11 Five-Year plan" strategic objectives, relying on marine and fisheries resources, geographical advantages and industrial base, and actively change the development mode, accelerate the development of modern fishery pace, the successful completion of the "11 Five-Year plan" and fisheries doubling plan. The main indicators of aquatic production, fisheries, economic output, processing and export of aquatic products, ranks second in Liaoning Province for five consecutive years. Marine and Fisheries has become an important growth point in Dandong's agricultural development, especially for the economic development of the rural economy has made important contributions to Dandong.
Through years of development, Dandong’s breeding industry is leaded by fishery, forms 6 breeding bases, they are, facilities fisheries, aquaculture harbor, beach and shellfish farming, shallow shellfish aquaculture, freshwater aquaculture and fisheries paddy.
Fishery integrated economic strength, various indicators of growth significantly. In recent years, Dandong fisheries development based on local fishery resources, to vigorously support aquatic products in demonstration area to processing industry new project activity as the starting point, to promote the application of three-dimensional culture patterns and pollution-free farming techniques, constantly optimize breeding species structure, strengthen the quality and safety of aquatic products and seed management, improve the quality of fisheries proportion, and vigorously promote the construction of modern fisheries, the indicators of rapid growth, fisheries continue to enhance the overall strength of the economy.