BANGKOK, 8 January 2015 – The Department of Fisheries is scheduled to host Thailand International Ornamental Fish Expo 2015 (TIOFE 2015) during 2-5 June 2015 at Building B, of the Government Complex on Chaeng Watthana Road in Bangkok.
Over two hundred species of ornamental fishes for export will be displayed such as fighting fish, goldfish, guppy and cichlidae. The highlight of the event will be the world’s biggest ornamental fighting fish contest, which sees the highest number of contestants compared to all other competitions of the kind. Several million baht is expected to be circulated in the event.
The expo will also include an exhibition to celebrate Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s 5th Cycle (60th) Birthday Anniversary, 2nd April 2015.
TIOFE 2015 is to be held in line with the ornamental fish strategic plan for 2013-2016 which eyes to make Thailand the hub of breeding and trade of high-quality fishes in the world’s market by 2016.